Patrolman John David Oldham

Patrolman John David Oldham

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 7, 1974

John David Oldham

Patrolman John Oldham was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic.

Patrolman Harold Hambrick, who witnessed the incident, suffered a fatal heart attack.

Patrolman Oldham had been with the Texas Department of Public Safety for two years and was stationed at Baird. He was survived by his son, John II, and daughter, Jana.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Patrolman Oldham,
On today, the 43rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 7, 2017

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