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Patrolman Frank Williams | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman

Frank Williams

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, March 27, 1891

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Duty related illness

Incident Date: 3/17/1891

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Patrolman Frank Williams died as the result of blood poisoning, which he contracted when he injured his knee while chasing a suspected thief 10 days earlier.

He was chasing the subject through a dark alley when he injured his leg.

Patrolman Williams was assigned to the Thirty-Fifth Street Station and is buried at Saint James at Sag Bridge Church Cemetery in Sag Bridge, Illinois. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Patrolman Williams,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
March 27, 2016

 

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