Detective Martin A. Sieber

Detective Martin A. Sieber

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, October 11, 1929

Martin A. Sieber

Detective Martin Sieber succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by a Louisville and Nashville Railroad train in the freight yards in front of the Latonia Race Track in Covington, Kentucky.

He was transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detective Sieber had served with the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Kentucky
  • Incident Date Thursday, October 10, 1929

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 26, 2018

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