Policeman Edward Snow Boynton

Policeman Edward Snow Boynton

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, October 4, 1921

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Edward Snow Boynton

Policeman Edward Boynton was killed when his motorcycle collided with an automobile at Farragut Terrace and Walnut Street while he was pursuing another vehicle.

Policeman Boynton was an 18-year veteran of the force and lived in West Philadelphia.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 189

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

vehicle pursuit

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

September 12, 2013

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