Deputy Sheriff Edward N. Dawes

Deputy Sheriff Edward N. Dawes

Uinta County Sheriff's Office, Wyoming

End of Watch Tuesday, July 30, 1895

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Edward N. Dawes

Deputy Sheriff Edward Dawes and City Marshal Thomas Stagg, of the Echo City Police Department, were shot and killed while riding with a posse attempting to arrest two suspects. Deputy Dawes was shot in the chest and died at the scene.

The suspects were found barricaded in a cabin and one was executed by firing squad December 15, 1896.

Deputy Dawes also served as the Evanston City Marshall and was a veteran of the Civil War. He was survived by his wife and is buried in Evanston Cemetery, Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Executed

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Dawes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 19, 2022

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