Wagonman George Mason Cochran

Wagonman George Mason Cochran

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, November 13, 1904

George Mason Cochran

Wagonman George Cochran was killed in a vehicle accident at 11th and Carson Streets.

The wagon was traveling at a high rate of speed in response to a call at 8th and Bingham Streets when it was struck near the rear steps where Wagonman Cochran was standing by a streetcar.

Wagonman Cochran was a Union Army veteran of the Civil War and had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for 25 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, two brothers, two sisters, and three grandchildren.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 20 years, 7 months
  • Badge 436
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

Emergency Response

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RIP BROTHER. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

December 19, 2014

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