Detective William Halsey Gouldman

Detective William Halsey Gouldman

Lynchburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, May 30, 1883

William Halsey Gouldman

Detective Halsey Gouldman was killed while assisting others fight a structure fire at 10th and Main Streets.

A wall collapsed as Detective Gouldman and four citizens were fighting the fire. All five were crushed to death.

Detective Gouldman was survived by his wife, children, and mother.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

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