Federal Prohibition Agent Charles Foster Cooley, Jr.

Federal Prohibition Agent Charles Foster Cooley, Jr.

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, July 30, 1929

Charles Foster Cooley, Jr.

Federal Prohibition Agent Charles Cooley was killed in an automobile accident while driving to Malvern, Arkansas, to appear as a witness in a state liquor case.

As he crested a hill he encountered an oncoming vehicle in his lane. He took evasive action to avoid a collision, but his vehicle overturned in a ditch, killing him instantly.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Arkansas

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 84th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 23, 2013

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