End of Watch: 08/12/1940
Agency: Washtucna Police Department
County: Adams County
On August 1, 1940, Marshal Robert Dawson of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office was at the Potlatch Yards in Washtucna where he attempted to arrest several drunk subjects.
One of the men struck him, causing a paralytic stroke.
Marshal Dawson died from complications of the stroke on August 12, 1940.
Marshall Dawson is survived by his wife and two children.