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Constable Henry Phelps | Lenox Constable's Office, New York Lenox Constable's Office, New York


Henry Phelps

Lenox Constable's Office, New York

End of Watch: Friday, October 31, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

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Constable Henry Phelps drowned in the Erie Canal while returning from Lenox Basin after serving court papers. While riding back to Canastota, Constable Phelps' horse became frightened and jumped into the canal. Constable Phelps, who was wearing heavy clothing and did not know how to swim, drowned.

Constable Phelps had served as a constable for 15 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, brother, and three sisters.

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I said a little prayer today for Constable Phelps and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes
October 26, 2015


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