Inspector Hugh Eugene Donnelly

Inspector Hugh Eugene Donnelly

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 1, 1947

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Hugh Eugene Donnelly

Inspector Hugh Donnelly was killed when a 700-lb bale of wool fell on him as he performed an inspection at the Whitaker Mills in a warehouse at Scotts Lane and Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Inspector Donnelly was survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sisters.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Location Pennsylvania


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Inspector Donnelly,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the Service. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 1, 2022

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