Special Agent George R. Stewart

Special Agent George R. Stewart

Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Saturday, July 27, 1918

George R. Stewart

Special Agent George Stewart was struck and killed by a train near Perry, Kansas.

During WWI, following numerous threats and some bombings, the Chief Special Agent of the agency assigned a large number of agents to bridge guard duty. They were to run across bridges behind passenger trains to make sure no one threw a bomb off while crossing the bridge.

special Agent Stewart was following a westbound train across the Delaware River bridge near Perry, Kansas when he was struck by an eastbound train.

Special Agent Stewart had served with the Union Pacific Railroad Police for one year. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Kansas

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Agent Stewart,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 27, 2018

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