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Chief of Police George Dworski | Exeter Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania Exeter Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police

George Dworski

Exeter Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 15, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Duty related illness

Incident Date: 10/9/1918

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Chief of Police George Dworski and Assistant Chief of Police Anthony Maslowski died after contracting the Spanish Flu while working with the borough's health board and placarding homes of residents who had contracted the illness.

Chief Dworski's condition continued to worsen and he developed pneumonia, which resulted in his death.

A borough councilman who was working health board also died after contracting the illness.

Chief Dworski had served with the Exeter Borough Police Department for three years and had previously been a professional baseball player. He was survived by his wife, two children, and five siblings.

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