|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1904|
Son of Louis Trudeau & Adeline Giggear
Married Zitta Gauvain on December 27, 1897 at Missoula Co. Montana
From Officer Down Memorial Page:
Missoula County Sheriff's Department
End of Watch: Sunday, February 14, 1904
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Sunday, February 14, 1904
Weapon Used: Rifle
Suspect Info: Apprehended
Special Deputy Trudeau was shot and killed after ejecting an intoxicated man from a dance hall. The man went home, obtained a rifle, then returned to the scene and opened fire. Special Deputy Trudeau was fatally wounded in the exchange of gunfire. Other deputies arrived on the scene and in the ensuing gunfight and apprehended the suspect.
On June 8, 1904, another suspect was sentenced to 99 years in prison for Deputy Trudeau's murder.
Mary M Trudeau (____ - 1897)
James Arthur Trudeau (1885 - 1959)*
Created by: A Marine's Daughter
Record added: Sep 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58023842
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