Deputy Sheriff
James William Cook

 
  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.