Patrolman John A. Connor

Patrolman John A. Connor

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, January 25, 1935

John A. Connor

Patrolman John Connor was struck and killed by a Pennsylvania Railroad engine while chasing coal pickers on the railroad's tracks near 44th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He was struck by the oncoming engine as he jumped from a switch engine on an adjacent track.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Pennsylvania


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Patrolman Connor,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

January 25, 2018

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