Constable Edward F. Ryan

Constable Edward F. Ryan

Watertown Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Friday, January 27, 1933

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Edward F. Ryan

Constable Edward Ryan died after being exposed to toxic fumes at a local oil company.

He had been assigned to patrol the oil company following a recent rash of burglaries. When another officer arrived the following morning to relieve him he was found dead.

Constable Ryan had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins

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Thank you for remembering my Grandfather. He died when my Mom was 8 yrs old + she never fully recovered. His wake was held in their parlor + they marched 1/2 mile to the church, then to the cemetery. My heart breaks for all of you who have suffered the loss of a loved one. God bless all of you.

Rebecca Ryan Williams Fenn

February 20, 2020

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