Deputy Collector James M. Anderson

Deputy Collector James M. Anderson

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, December 16, 1863

James M. Anderson

Deputy Collector James Anderson and Inspector William Goodell drowned in Washington state during a severe flood that swept the Port Angeles Customs House from its foundation and into the Strait of Juan De Fuca.

The Customs House was located at the foot of a creek. A log jam upriver broke free during a storm, causing the flood waters to sweep into the valley.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned
  • Location Washington

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 146th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 16, 2009

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