Deputy Sheriff Charles A. St. Clair

Deputy Sheriff Charles A. St. Clair

Butte County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Saturday, February 4, 1893

Charles A. St. Clair

Deputy Sheriff Charles St. Clair drowned in Canyon Creek while returning from serving civil papers at Mountain House (modern day Bush Creek).

A severe storm hit the area as he returned to Oroville and his buggy was washed away as he attempted to cross the the swollen creek.

Deputy St. Clair was a widower and Union veteran of the Civil War.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

civil papers

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Deputy Sheriff St. Clair,
On today, the 124th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the Union Army during the Civil War.


United States Border Patrol

February 4, 2017

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