||Deputy Sheriff James William Cook was serving as a
deputy under Sheriff F.S. Crew. At Quintana Beach on August 26, 1925, Deputy Cook
along with several other Deputies were running a raid on a known bootlegger
residence. There was a shootout with the suspect shooting Deputy Sheriff James
William Cook to death with a pistol. Later the suspect was arrested by other
Deputies of Brazoria County. Deputy Cook was buried in the city of Brazoria, Texas.