Type of Officer: Constable
Jurisdiction: Winfield
County: Cowley
Death Date: 10/25/1893
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Constable Siverd arrested bootlegger Wilbur Norton on a warrant and was taking him to jail when they were confronted by Morgan Wright, a friend of Norton’s. Wright ordered Siverd to release Norton. Norton jumped to one side and Wright shot and killed the constable. A gold star in the sidewalk marks the spot of Siverd’s death.