Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Patrolman John Henry Jones Sellman | McKeesport Police Department, Pennsylvania McKeesport Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

John Henry Jones Sellman

McKeesport Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 18, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # 113

Military veteran

Cause: Drowned

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Patrolman John Sellman drowned on Market Street while attempting to rescue victims of a flood caused when the Monongahela River overflowed. During the rescue operations he fell from the boat into the raging waters. His body was recovered on April 21st, 1936.

Patrolman Sellman was a veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 7 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
March 18, 2015

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths