Captain Edward J. Masterson

Captain Edward J. Masterson

Marion City Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, July 4, 1922

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Edward J. Masterson

Captain Edward Masterson died after falling on a sidewalk while participating in the advance team for a visit to the City of Marion by President Warren Harding.

As Captain Masterson stepped out of a vehicle he slipped and struck his head on the concrete. He succumbed to his injuries the next day.

Captain Masterson had served with the Marion City Police Department for 20 years.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Monday, July 3, 1922

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Captain Edward J. Masterson of the Marion City Police Department, Ohio and the additional 93 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 4, 2021

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