Chief of Police George Dworski

Chief of Police George Dworski

Exeter Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, October 15, 1918

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George Dworski

Chief of Police George Dworski and Assistant Chief of Police Anthony Maslowski died after contracting the Spanish Flu while working with the borough's health board and placarding homes of residents who had contracted the illness.

Chief Dworski's condition continued to worsen and he developed pneumonia, which resulted in his death.

A borough councilman who was working health board also died after contracting the illness.

Chief Dworski had served with the Exeter Borough Police Department for three years and had previously been a professional baseball player. He was survived by his wife, two children, and five siblings.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 9, 1918

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On the 100th anniversary of his death, we salute and honor the service of Chief George Dworski.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

October 15, 2018

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