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Charles Mortimer Cosby, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1884
Danville
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1927
Laramie
Albany County
Wyoming, USA

**Information & photograph courtesy of the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, Wyoming**

After serving in the US Army during the Phillipine Insurrection (1902-1905), again as an Infantry Lieutenant during WWI, and then Head of the news staff at the Brooklyn Sun, Charles and his family went West, where he became the Sheriff of Albany County, Wyoming.

Sheriff Cosby and Deputy Robert E. Welliever went to a location approximately four miles east of Laramie in response to a complaint regarding a Frank Bray, a bank robber. Upon their arrival at the location, Bray shot and killed Sheriff Cosby. Deputy Welliever shot and killed Bray.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frances H Heely Cosby (1893 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Although un-inscribed, Frances Cosby is buried here with her husband, according to National Cemetery records.
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Plot OS-131
 
Maintained by: mark foster
Originally Created by: razorcitywife
Record added: Apr 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51424115
Charles Mortimer Cosby, Jr
Added by: razorcitywife
 
Charles Mortimer Cosby, Jr
Added by: mark foster
 
Charles Mortimer Cosby, Jr
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Added by: Trevor Curran
 
 
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- Linda Mac
 Added: Dec. 29, 2013
 
 
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