Traffic Officer Charles Marion Alvitre

Traffic Officer Charles Marion Alvitre

Monterey County State Traffic Force, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 26, 1923

Charles Marion Alvitre

State Traffic Officer Charles Alvitre was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. He was descending a grade when he lost control and was thrown to the ground.

Officer Alvitre was a member of the Monterey County Traffic Squad, which pre-dates the California Highway Patrol that was not established until August 1929.

Officer Alvitre was a United States Army veteran of World War
One, serving as a private in the 103 Aero Squadron. He was survived by his wife and parents. He is buried in the Old Calvary Cemetery in Salinas, California.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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I will see you in the resurrection, grandfather.

Virginia Marion Alvitre

June 27, 2016

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