Investigator Lee B. Davis

Investigator Lee B. Davis

Illinois Department of Conservation - Division of Law Enforcement, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, May 22, 1938

Lee B. Davis

Investigator Lee Davis died of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Illinois Route 127 east of Sandusky in Alexander County.

Investigator Davis and another investigator were returning from lake patrol when their department vehicle went off the road and into a ditch. The car struck a concrete culvert and Investigator Davis, who was the passenger, was thrown from the vehicle. He succumbed to massive head injuries the following day.

Investigator Davis had served with the Illinois Department of Conservation for five years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 21, 1938

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His 3 daughters grew up and had 2 grandchildren who served in Korea and WW 2

James Schilling
Part time genealogist for Veterans

July 18, 2017

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