Lieutenant Benjamin Alexander

Lieutenant Benjamin Alexander

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, July 4, 1925

Benjamin Alexander

Lieutenant Benjamin Alexander was killed when a building collapsed. He was trailing a pickpocket through Chinatown when a building at 6 Beach Street collapsed.

A total of 44 people were killed in the collapse, including an off duty police officer who was patronizing the business inside.

Lieutenant Alexander had served with the Boston Police Department for 16 years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Structure collapse

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

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