Patrolman George Ruthven

Patrolman George Ruthven

Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, July 5, 1954

Add to My Heroes

George Ruthven

Patrolman George Ruthven was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Westchester Avenue and Wards Lane in White Plains.

Patrolman Ruthven was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

Most Recent Reflection

View all 9 Reflections

This happened at the intersection of Anderson Hill Rd and Westchester Avenue on July 5, 1954. He was on his way to patrol the Hutchinson River Parkway. It was a great tragedy for our family and affects us to this day in 2023.

Barbara Ruthven Donnelly

February 1, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.