Sergeant Michael Gannon

Sergeant Michael Gannon

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, August 3, 1894

Michael Gannon

Sergeant Michael Gannon was killed when he was struck by a Missouri Pacific train at the Ewing Avenue crossing. He succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Sergeant Gannon had been with the agency for 20 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 2, 1894

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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 119th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2013

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