Postal Inspector in Charge George Washington Daniel

Postal Inspector in Charge George Washington Daniel

United States Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, September 1, 1919

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George Washington Daniel

Postal Inspector in Charge George Daniel drowned when his department vehicle plunged into the Hyrum Canal, approximately eight miles south of Logan, Utah.

He and two other postal inspectors were traveling in the vehicle through a severe thunderstorm when the vehicle drove into the canal. The other two inspectors were able to make it to safety.

Inspector Daniel's body was recovered approximately an hour later.

Inspector Daniel had served with the United States Postal Inspection Service for 13 years and served as the Postal Inspector in Charge of the Denver Division. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned
  • Location Utah

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PIC Daniel,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

September 1, 2019

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