Trooper George E. Wheeler

Trooper George E. Wheeler

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 1927

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George E. Wheeler

Trooper George Wheeler was killed in a motorcycle accident in Kankakee, Illinois.

Trooper Wheeler just picked up his new motorcycle with sidecar and left the headquarters. He lost control of and was thrown from the motorcycle, striking a tree. He suffered a fractured skull and succumbed to the injuries a short time later.

Trooper Wheeler was a 6 week veteran of the Illinois State Police; He was assigned to District 12. Trooper Wheeler is survived by his father and two sisters.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 month, 1 week
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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The Illinois State Police lives forever, and since you were an Illinois State Trooper YOU will live forever. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Trooper A.M. Unal
Illinois State Police

April 19, 2020

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