Patrolman Frank Williams

Patrolman Frank Williams

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, March 27, 1891

Frank Williams

Patrolman Frank Williams died as the result of blood poisoning, which he contracted when he injured his knee while chasing a suspected thief 10 days earlier.

He was chasing the subject through a dark alley when he injured his leg.

Patrolman Williams was assigned to the Thirty-Fifth Street Station and is buried at Saint James at Sag Bridge Church Cemetery in Sag Bridge, Illinois. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 17, 1891

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Patrolman Williams,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.


United States Border Patrol

March 27, 2016

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