Deputy Constable Floyd Carl Cox

Deputy Constable Floyd Carl Cox

Anderson County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Friday, February 14, 1930

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Floyd Carl Cox

Deputy Cox was shot and killed by the 17-year-old brother of a man he had arrested the day before. Deputy Cox was eating lunch in a restaurant when the boy approached and shot him several times.

The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to 50 years in prison on April 18, 1930. He was pardoned on June 6, 1934.

Deputy Cox was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Paroled in 1934

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd 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.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 14, 2012

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