Patrolman John Davenport Cunningham

Patrolman John Davenport Cunningham

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, June 1, 1933

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John Davenport Cunningham

Patrolman Cunningham was killed in a motorcycle accident on Woodruff Highway while on patrol in Spartanburg County. He was taken to a local hospital by two citizens and underwent emergency surgery before succumbing to his injuries.

Patrolman Cunningham had served with the agency for just over 2.5 years. He was survived by his wife, 7-month-old son, parents, four sisters, and three brothers.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 2 years, 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 1, 2015

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