A statue depicting William, seen in the background
|Full name||William Cooper|
|Family||Ashton Cooper (descendant; incarcerated)|
|Appears in||Criminal Case (mentioned)|
William is known to be the founder of the city of Grimsborough. He built the city in 1845 from what was only the leftovers of a small Pilgrim settlement. It is known that William and his pet dog, Ellington, had settled in the city's Historical Center.
Ashton Cooper happens to be William's only known descendant.
William was a bald man with spectacles. On his statue located in Cooper Park, he is seen holding a cane and sporting a classic shirt along with a cloak and a pair of pants, while standing next to his dog Ellington.
Events of Criminal Case
In A Brave New World, Ashton mentioned to the team that he was William's descendant, stating that Grimsborough was only the leftovers of a small Pilgrim settlement before William built it to a city in 1845. Ashton further told the team that the city had nothing to do with the pilgrims, and that he viewed Grimsborough as his ancestor's lifelong work, as well as his family's.
- Bomb Alert on Grimsborough (Case #13 of Grimsborough; statue)
- The Wollcrafts' Creature (Case #30 of Grimsborough; mentioned)
- A Brave New World (Case #52 of Grimsborough; mentioned)
- The Poisoned Truth (Case #54 of Grimsborough; mentioned)