Chief William A. Quigley

Chief William A. Quigley

West View Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, September 27, 1927

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William A. Quigley

Chief Quigley was killed in a motorcycle accident while in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. A truck collided with his motorcycle, causing fatal injuries. He was transported to a hospital where he died three days later.

Chief Quigley had been with the agency for 17 years and was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 24, 1927
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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I am the Great Great Grandson of Chief Quigley son of Catherin Quigley grandson of Edward Quigley, Williams son. I did not know this until my Mother god rest her soul was telling my Daughter stories of her child hood in West View and how my Uncles would get in trouble and the officers would call there grand father Chief Quigley and Chief Quigley would have them brought in not arrested, but given to my Grad father Ed to take care of worse than going to the penn these days from what my Mother told us. Bless all you guys and gals securing our safety and thank you for anyone's falling relative who past in the line of service and Phyllis so sorry for your fallen love one Larry Lasater

Jeffrey Wain
Great Great Grendson

January 1, 2015

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