Police Officer Harry Canton

Police Officer Harry Canton

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, November 4, 1939

Harry Canton

Officer Canton was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding car. His motorcycle struck the side of a city bus, causing fatal injuries.
Officer Canton had been with the agency for 15 years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 4, 1936

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My Grandfather Officer Harry P. Canton was survived by his wife Lydia Canton, my maternal grandmother; his daughter Evelyn, my mother; and his son George, my uncle. RIP, I think of you all almost daily, until we meet again. Love you all, Laura

Laura J. Wilson née Gibson
Granddaughter

March 13, 2016

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