Patrolman Frank H. Pfonner

Patrolman Frank H. Pfonner

Tonawanda Town Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, April 8, 1923

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Frank H. Pfonner

Patrolman Frank Pfonner was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a speeding motorist on Delaware Avenue, near the Village of Kenmore line.

He was transported to Homeopathic Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle that struck him was never identified.

Patrolman Pfonner had served with the Tonawanda Town Police Department for three years. He was survived by his father, brother, and two sisters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never identified

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Patrolman Pfonner,
On today, the 96th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tonawanda.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 8, 2019

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