Captain Joe Williams

Captain Joe Williams

Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, September 14, 1919

Joe Williams

Captain Joe Williams and Game Warden Harry Raymond drowned after being swept overboard while anchoring their department boat.

They were attempting to secure the boat to protect it from an approaching hurricane when a large wave knocked both of them into the water. Their bodies were recovered two days later.

Captain Williams was survived by his wife.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 14, 2012

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