Name: Charles Foster Cooley, Jr.
Date of Birth: 1892
Date of Death: 07/30/1929
Location of Death: Malvern, Arkansas
CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH
Prohibition Agent Charles Cooley Jr. was driving to Malvern, AR, to appear as a witness in a State liquor case. As he reached the top of a high grade on the public highway, two vehicles approached, one trying to pass the other. In order to avoid a head-on collision Agent Cooley was forced to go into a ditch, but his car skidded and flipped over. Agent Cooley was killed instantly.
Agent Cooley joined the Prohibition Unit on 4/13/1922. Previously, he was a deputy sheriff in Arkansas. Agent Cooley proudly served in the U. S. Army during the Spanish-American War and World War I.
Agent Cooley was born in Fredonia Station, WI. He was single.