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Columbia County Sheriff's Office

Cornelius  Hogeboom

Sheriff Cornelius Hogeboom - Columbia County Sheriff's Office

End of Watch: Saturday, October 22, 1791

Sheriff Cornelius Hogeboom was shot and killed while serving a writ of ejectment. He was ambushed and shot by a group of men who were disguised as Indians.

Then suspects were arrested and charged with Sheriff Hogeboom's murder but all were acquitted.

Sheriff Hogeboom had served with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife.

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