Special Policeman John Harrison Bousman

Special Policeman John Harrison Bousman

Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, August 10, 1922

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John Harrison Bousman

Special Policeman John Bousman was struck and killed by a train while patrolling the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad's bridge across the Mississippi River between Clinton, Iowa, and Illinois.

A passing train crew located his body on the Iowa side of the bridge.

Policeman Bousman was survived by his wife.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Iowa

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Nick mottola

August 10, 2020

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