Patrolman John Francis Kenny

Patrolman John Francis Kenny

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 1916

John Francis Kenny

Patrolman John Kenny succumbed to injuries sustained almost two weeks earlier when he was struck by a dairy delivery truck.

The impact crushed one of his legs so severely that it had to be amputated. He remained in the hospital until succumbing to the injury 12 days later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 11, 1916

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Patrolman Kenny,
On today, the 99th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 23, 2015

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