Patrolman Thomas Henry Hughes

Patrolman Thomas Henry Hughes

Williamsport Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, September 25, 1906

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Thomas Henry Hughes

Patrolman Thomas Hughes died from pneumonia resulting from injuries received nine days earlier after responding to a fight at a local bar.

Upon his arrival, the crowd suddenly turned on Officer Hughes and assaulted him. His attackers were apprehended.

Patrolman Hughes had served with the Williamsport Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 15, 1906
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 25, 2020

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