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Policeman Thomas A. Gordon | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

Thomas A. Gordon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, April 9, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Policeman Gordon was shot and killed in an apparent accident. Policeman Gordon was examining firearms in a store on South Street near 2nd when the wife of the gunsmith who owned the store picked up his revolver left on the counter and it discharged.

Policeman Gordon was survived by his wife and son.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred andfourth anniversary of your death. 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 9, 2012

 

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