City Marshal William Cornelius White

City Marshal William Cornelius White

Bolivar Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, October 26, 1898

William Cornelius White

Marshal White was shot and killed by a man who became upset with him. The suspect was able to obtain a shotgun and shot Marshal White in the street.

On January 14, 1899, the suspect was convicted of 4th degree manslaughter and ordered to pay a 500 dollar fine.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

Most Recent Reflection

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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 116th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater

January 5, 2014

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