Township Constable William "Apache Bill" Semans

Township Constable William "Apache Bill" Semans

Ellsworth Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 1869

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William "Apache Bill" Semans

Township Constable Semans was shot and killed while attempted to place an unruly cowboy under arrest at a dance hall.

Constable Semans was the former Ellsworth County Sheriff and before that an investigator for the government. He had 21 brothers and 15 sisters.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Escaped

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 26, 2020

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