Type of Officer: City Marshal
Death Date: 8/31/1899
Added to Memorial: 2009
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Sedan, Kansas City Marshall A.A. Wilson was shot and killed on August 31, 1899, while attempting to serve an arrest warrant for horse stealing. Chautauqua County Sheriff O.G. Kizer was shot and wounded in the same incident by the suspect’s cousin. The cousins escaped the scene but a posse was organized and both were subsequently captured. According to news accounts at the time, A. A. Wilson had been city marshal and street commissioner of Sedan for approximately 15 years at the time of his death.