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McDavis, Deputy Valentine J.
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Thursday, June 14, 1928
Spokane County S.O.
Deputy McDavis was killed in a motorcycle accident while he and an attorney were en route to investigate a crime scene involving a manslaughter case. Another car failed to yield right of way and struck Deputy McDavis’ motorcycle, throwing him into a pole and causing fatal injuries. The attorney, who was riding in the motorcycle’s side car, was severely injured, but he recovered. Deputy McDavis was a veteran of the British Army.