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Patrolman Edward M. Conway | Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania


Edward M. Conway

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 27, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 8 years, 11 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1940

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Patrolman Edward Conway was killed by five gunshots when he and his partner responded to a hold-up in progress call at 119 Dahlem Street. Patrolman Conway was transported to Pittsburgh Hospital where he died.

The gunman was convicted of first degree murder and executed in the electric chair January 29, 1940.

Patrolman Conway had served with the agency for nine years. He was survived by two sisters and one brother.

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Patrolman Conway,
On today, the 77th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsburgh. It took another seven months but your murderer finally got the justice that he deserved.


United States Border Patrol
June 27, 2016


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