Patrolman Thomas F. Dynan

Patrolman Thomas F. Dynan

Cambridge Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, January 4, 1912

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Thomas F. Dynan

Patrolman Thomas Dynan succumbed to injuries sustained on December 31st, 1911, when he was struck by a streetcar near the intersection of Main Street and First Street in Kendell Square.

He had just finished handling a call for service at Engine 7 and was crossing the street when the streetcar's fender struck him and knocked him down. He suffered a fractured skull when he hit his head on the pavement.

Patrolman Dynan had served with the Cambridge Police Department for 30 years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar
  • Incident Date Sunday, December 31, 1911

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Patrolman Dynan,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cambridge.


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January 4, 2022

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