Marshal
Edward Rich Cook
Culver Police Department
Tuesday, July 19, 1932

Age: 48
Served: 5 years
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 45W, Line 13
Panel L1, Line 6

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire (Accidental)
Date/Time of Incident:
Tuesday, July 19, 1932
11:45 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:

Incident County:
Marshall
Incident Township:
Union
Weapon Used:
Officer's handgun
Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
IOOF Cemetery, Richland Center

   Marshal Edward Cook was killed when he stopped at a local gas station to repair a tire shortly before noon. As he bent over, his gun fell out of its holster and discharged when it hit the sidewalk with the bullet striking him in the heart.

   Marshal Cook was survived by his wife and five children.