Patrolman Howard Chadwick Sullivan

Patrolman Howard Chadwick Sullivan

Lenoir Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, September 7, 1955

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Howard Chadwick Sullivan

Patrolman Howard Sullivan was killed in a motorcycle accident while patrolling Highway 18, in Lenoir, at 7:00 pm.

Another vehicle turned left in front of him, causing him to broad-side the car. Patrolman Sullivan suffered a fractured skull and other broken bones and succumbed to his injuries four hours later.

Patrolman Sullivan was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of WWII and had served with the North Carolina Highway Patrol for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and six siblings.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Patrolman Sullivan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 12, 2021

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