Officer Lewis J. Lewis, Jr.

Officer Lewis J. Lewis, Jr.

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, March 7, 1923

Lewis J. Lewis, Jr.

Officer Lewis J. Lewis succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident several hours earlier, when his motorcycle struck the back of a streetcar as passengers were disembarking on Houston Street.

Officer Lewis was among a group of Motor Unit officers who were returning to the downtown police station after working at the Fat Stock Show. Officer Lewis was transported to a local hospital where he died from massive head and chest injuries early the following morning.

Officer Lewis had only served with the Fort Worth Police Department for 2 months. He was survived by his wife and infant son.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 6, 1923

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Great Grandpa,
I am proud to be your granddaughter and to have heard the stories that your son William LeRoy Lewis passed down to us. You were very brave. I would love to have known you.
You are never forgotten,
Ingrid D Lewis

Ingrid Lewis
Great granddaughter

October 9, 2017

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