Type of Officer: Constable
Jurisdiction: Beaumont
County: Butler
Death Date: 6/2/1885
Added to Memorial: 2006
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
On June 2, 1885, Constable Thomas Cody was fatally wounded by gunfire while attempting to arrest Dave Hensey at a railroad contractor’s office in Beaumont. Hensey, a railroad foreman, was wanted for shooting a man at a railroad camp near Beaumont.