Prohibition Officer William Meade

Prohibition Officer William Meade

West Virginia Department of Prohibition, West Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, February 12, 1922

William Meade

Prohibition Officer William Meade was shot and killed from ambush on a road near Dunlow, in Wayne County. He and several other officers had recently conducted several raids in the county.

Officer Meade had only served with the agency for two months. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

ambush

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dear great grandpa, i'm proud of your commitment. i have tried to live my life by your standards.

Deborah Bauer
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October 8, 2012

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