Officer Lewis J. Lewis, Jr.

Officer Lewis J. Lewis, Jr.

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, March 7, 1923

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Lewis J. Lewis, Jr.

Officer Lewis J. Lewis succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident several hours earlier, when his motorcycle struck the back of a streetcar as passengers were disembarking on Houston Street.

Officer Lewis was among a group of Motor Unit officers who were returning to the downtown police station after working at the Fat Stock Show. Officer Lewis was transported to a local hospital where he died from massive head and chest injuries early the following morning.

Officer Lewis had only served with the Fort Worth Police Department for 2 months. He was survived by his wife and infant son.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 6, 1923


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Officer Lewis,
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 Fort Worth. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 7, 2023

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