Police Officer Henry Daniel Berry

Police Officer Henry Daniel Berry

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 30, 1938

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Henry Daniel Berry

Police Officer Henry Berry died from gunshot wounds suffered thirteen days before when he was shot by a man he had caught trying to rob a florist shop at 8th Street and Parrish Street.

A suspect was arrested, tried, and sentenced to death. He was executed on February 26, 1940.

Officer Berry was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his three children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 4587
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, March 17, 1938
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1940

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