Policeman Albert Charles Steward

Policeman Albert Charles Steward

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, October 24, 1925

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Albert Charles Steward

Policeman Steward was shot and killed by robbers who were holding up the Freihofer Baking Company at Limekiln Pike and Washington Lane.

Despite being wounded, he advanced on the armed thieves and was shot three more times.

Policeman Steward was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish-American war and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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Morning and mourning
Wondering what might have been
Dealing with tales of larceny
You are still on the job
See you soon, Grandpa.

Senior Investigator
Massachusetts Attorney General

October 24, 2015

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