Deputy Sheriff William F. Clair

Deputy Sheriff William F. Clair

Wolfe County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, February 9, 1911

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William F. Clair

Deputy Sheriff William Clair succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained five days earlier when he was shot by his own brother while attempting to arrest him for stabbing another man in Lee City.

The brother who shot him was charged with murder but the case was dismissed in January 1912.

Deputy Clair was survived by his wife.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 4, 1911
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

arrest, stabbing call

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 108th anniversary year 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.

Your sacrifice was made so many years ago. Evil was, is, and will be a part of life just as goodness such as yours will also be present.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

October 23, 2019

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