Policeman Thomas A. Sheldon

Policeman Thomas A. Sheldon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, January 6, 1907

Thomas A. Sheldon

Officer Sheldon was killed in an accident in the line of duty. Because police department records were destroyed in a fire, the details of the accident are not available although some reports state his skull was fractured when he fell down an areaway.

Officer Sheldon was a three-year veteran of the force. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 623

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Officer Sheldon,
On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol

January 6, 2017

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