Special Agent Edward Lee Bowler

Special Agent Edward Lee Bowler

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, January 16, 1925

Edward Lee Bowler

Special Agent Edward Bowler was struck and killed by a freight train in Ottawa, Kansas.

He had just completed an inspection of a freight train and stepped backwards into the path of a train on an adjoining track.

Special Agent Bowler had served with the ATSF Railroad Police for five years. He was survived by his wife and one child.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Kansas

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Special Agent Bowler, today marks the 91st anniversary of your tragic passing while helping to safeguard one of the things that made this nation great, it's railroads.

For your service, I thank you.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

January 16, 2016

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