Roll Call of Honor

Nelson, Sheriff William A.

End of Watch: 03/30/1924

Agency: Clallam County Sheriff’s Office

County: Clallam County

On March 30, 1924, the Clallam County Sheriff, William A. 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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