Patrolman William T. Sube

Patrolman William T. Sube

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, June 5, 1910

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William T. Sube

Patrolman Sube died after contracting tetanus as a result of wound received while inspecting the security of a building on 4th Street. He was checking on a building, proceeding down a staircase, when the staircase collapsed. As a result of the fall, Patrolman Sube received a large splinter in his hand. The wound caused him to contract tetanus which he died of five days later.

Patrolman Sube served with the Louisville Police Department for two years.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Friday, May 20, 1910

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Patrolman Sube,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville.


United States Border Patrol

June 5, 2020

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