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Guard John F. Gradon | Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, Florida Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, Florida

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John F. Gradon

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, Florida

End of Watch: Sunday, February 1, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 1/15/1953

Weapon: Person

Offender: Two convicted

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Guard John Gradon succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two weeks earlier during an escape attempt at the Loxahatchee Road Prison.

Guard Grant Dohner was also killed in the escape attempt. Both escapees were convicted of the murders.

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Guard Grant R. Dohner
Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, Florida
End of Watch: Thursday, January 15, 1953
Cause: Assault

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We will never forget.. continue to rest in peace Officer Gradon.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL
February 1, 2013

 

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