Police Officer St. Elmo C. Trower

Police Officer St. Elmo C. Trower

Princess Anne County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, July 12, 1923

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St. Elmo C. Trower

Police Officer St. Elmo Trower was killed in a motorcycle crash while pursuing a speeding car at approximately 8:00 pm.

His vehicle struck a buggy being pulled by a horse on Virginia Beach Boulevard. He was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds early the following morning.

Officer Trower had served with the Princess Anne County Police Department for just over one year. He was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 11, 1923

motorcycle, vehicle pursuit

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He was my Grandfather, sure would've loved to know him...

David Trower

April 5, 2024

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