Patrolman Samuel Banks

Patrolman Samuel Banks

Youngstown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, October 4, 1919

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Samuel Banks

Patrolman Banks was struck and killed by a streetcar on the Sharon Line while delivering checks to other officers. He was attempting to cross the tracks at Stop 7 when he westbound streetcar struck him, knocking him 250 feet. He suffered severe head and internal injuries and died a short time later.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Patrolman Banks,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Youngstown. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 4, 2019

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