Donald Marvin WILLCOX 745
- Born: 14 Feb 1911, Missouri 745
- Died: 18 Mar 1959, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA at age 48 165
- Buried: Miriam Cemetery; Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA 165
Cause of his death was Acute alcoholism.165
According to his death certificate he never married.
Noted events in his life were:
• Residence, 1920, Polk Township, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 745 at 1312 East Second Street.
• Residence, 1930, Washington, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. at 226 West Valley, living with his parents.
• Occupation, 1930, Washington, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA. 746 where he was a tinner in a hardware store.
• Newspaper Article, 15 Apr 1947, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 1367 Don Willcox Tries to Take Own Life After Parole Revoked
Don Willcox of Maryville, shortly after his parole was revoked yesterday afternoon, attempted suicide in the county jail by slashing a wide gash in his left wrist with a razor blade. Willcox, apparently unconcious from loss of blood, was rushed to the St. Frances hospital when his condition was noted by another inmate, Eddie Osborne of Allendale. Willcox was returned to the jail this morning after a night in the hospital. The prisoner was sentenced to one year in the county jail February 24 on a peace disturbance charge. He was granted parole March 14 in the magistrate court, division II, on his own application, in which he stated he would accept employment in Portland, Ore., and not return to Nodaway county for one year. The parole was revoked yesterday by Magistrate Ray Eckles when it was discovered that Willcox had returned to Maryville and was not living up to the terms of his parole.
• Newspaper Article, 30 Sep 1947, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 1367 Faces A Felony Charge
A felony charge has been filed in magistrate court, division two, against Don Willcox, Maryville, who is in the county jail serving a year's sentence on a peace disturbance charge. Willcox is charged with stealing a billfold containing $60 from the complaining witness, Clarence Reed, Maryville, September 6. Willcox was returned to the county jail September 9 to finish serving 83 days of his sentence after violating his parole in the estimation of Magistrate Ray Eckles. Willcox had been paroled June 14.
• Military Service - None. 165
• Newspaper Article, 26 Jun 1948, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 1367 Parole Revoked
Don Willcox of Maryville was taken into custody yesterday and admitted to the county jail following the revoking of a parole for a year's jail sentence by Circuit Judge Ray Weightman. Willcox was originally sentenced on a peace disturbance charge.
• Newspaper Article, 23 Mar 1949, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 747 Policeman Turns in Badge After Brief Flare-Up With the Chief
City policeman Bob Moore turned in his badge this morning following a brief flareup in the City Hall with the Chief of Police, B. H. "Bill" Auffert. The affair took place shortly before Don Willcox of Maryville appeared before Police Judge Walter Letham, jr. No charge was placed against Willcox, who was placed in the city jail last night by Policeman Fred Auffert and Charles Ross, night watchman. Willcox, in an intoxicated condition, was found on the second floor of the Mutz building at 11 o'clock last night, the chief of police said. A tenant in the building, who called police last night, refused to file a charge against Willcox this morning. The exact cause of the differences between the police chief and the policeman has not been determined. It is believed, however, that it hinged on whether or not Willcox should have been left in an inner cell or allowed in the outer "bullpen" of the city jail. He was placed in the inner cell last night, and was allowed to enter the bullpen this morning by Policeman Moore, according to the chief. The chief said he cautioned Moore about his action with another policeman's prisoner. Moore immediately started removing his police equipment, the chief added. Moore knew no charges were to be filed against Willcox when he allowed in the bullpen, it was learned. Moore has been on the force approximately six months. He served a year on the force in 1947.
• Newspaper Article, 13 Apr 1949, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 747 Willcox Hearing Set for Friday
Don Willcox, 37-year-old laborer, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by state and city police at his home, 1315 East Second street. Prosecutor Emmett Bartram filed a felony charge against Willcox Tuesday afternoon which alleged that the defendant was involved in the early morning theft of $200 in cash, liquor and other valuables from Buster's Place, a liquor store, at 414 North Market street.
Seen by Watchman
Willcox's preliminary hearing probably will be held Friday in magistrate court, division one, before Judge Milton J. Hall, it was learned today. Night Watchman Charles L. Ross has identified Willcox as being the man he saw in the liquor store at 3:10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Ross said he told the man to come out and he did, disappearing in the alley west.
Entry was made through Elmer Holt's warehouse which adjoins the liquor store at the rear. Three doors were forced or broken in the intruders path to the cabinet which contained money in the top drawer. A hole was made in the cabinet which made it easy to reach in and withdraw the cash. Sgt. J. W. Whan, state trooper, took fingerprints from the cabinet and various other items in the liquor store early Thursday morning. Willcox, whose fingerprints are on file at the sheriff's office, has denied any knowledge of the break-in, it was learned.
• Newspaper Article, 12 May 1949, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 1367 In City Police Court
Two men were arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct and fined $15 by Police Judge Walter Letham, jr., this morning. Don Willcox, who was arrested by Patrolman Harry Hunt and Fred Auffert, was sentenced to 15 days in jail but the sentence was suspended provided Willcox go to St. Joseph and work. Ray Moad was sentenced to 10 days in jail. He had been arrested by Fred Auffert and Charles Ross.
• Newspaper Article, 13 May 1949, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 1367 Willcox Starts Term
He Previously Had Been Fined and Sentenced in Police Court
Don Willcox started serving a 15 day jail sentence last night after being arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct. He had been fined and sentenced by Police Judge Walter Letham, jr. Thursday morning on the same charge. The sentence had been suspended with the understanding that he go to St. Joseph and go to work. Patrolmen Harry Hunt and Fred Auffert arrested him on the same charge last night and he automatically began serving his sentence.
• Newspaper Article, 31 May 1949, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 1367 FINED IN POLICE COURT
Three Memorial Day celebrants, E. R. Fannon, Bill Chambers and Don Willcox, were arrested last night for drunkenness. Fannon and Chambers were each fined $10 and Willcox was sentenced to 30 days in jail by Police Judge Walter Letham, jr., this morning. Patrolmen Fred Auffert and Shelby Adamson made the arrests.
• Residence, 1959, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 165 at 1315 E. 2nd Street.
• Occupation: Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA. 165 where he was a laborer with the city street department.