Police Officer William C. Wilson

Police Officer William C. Wilson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, September 3, 1934

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William C. Wilson

Officer William Wilson was shot to death when he confronted five youths who had robbed a bank at Kensington Avenue and Huntingdon Street. Eleven bullets were pumped into his body. Five suspects were later arrested and sentenced to death.

The two suspects were convicted of Officer Wilson's murder and subsequently executed on April 8, 1935.

Policeman William Wilson was a U.S Marine Corps veteran of WWI.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1935

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Rest in peace Officer Wilson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 8, 2020

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