Patrolman Edward Leeney

Patrolman Edward Leeney

Iowa City Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 1926

Edward Leeney

Patrolman Edward Leeney was killed when his police motorcycle collided with a streetcar while he was chasing a Ford coupe. He was thrown against the streetcar and then struck his head on the pavement several feet away and suffered a skull fracture. He died 19 minutes later in a local hospital.

Patrolman Leeney was survived by his wife, three children, his mother, and two brothers.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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