Wallace Everett Cool

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Department: 
Latah County Sheriff's Department
Age: 
Not available
Tour of Duty: 
Not available
Badge Number: 
Not available
Cause of Death: 
Gunfire
End of Watch: 
Monday, August 5, 1901

On August 4, 1901, William Steffen rode into Moscow on horseback.  He shot and killed the town doctor and wounded a storekeeper.  Shortly after, he met up with Deputy Cool and shot Cool off his horse. Steffen was killed later in the day after a shootout with a posse.  Deputy Cool died on August 5, 1901.