Roll Call of Honor

Nelson, Officer William D.

End of Watch: 03/19/1920

Agency: Spokane P.D.

County: Spokane County

On March 30, 1924, the Clallam County Sheriff, William Nelson, was chasing a robbery suspect when he cut himself on a piece of metal.

Sheriff Nelson contracted blood poisoning and died.

Sheriff Nelson was first elected Sheriff at the age of 24.

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