Police Officer James J. Clarke

Police Officer James J. Clarke

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, February 11, 1941

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James J. Clarke

Officer Clarke was killed along with a mother and her two daughters when an explosion ripped through four row homes on Greenwich Street near Passyunk Avenue. Officer Clarke was crushed by a falling wall as he rushed to help a family escape. He was survived by his three grown children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion

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Rest in peace Officer Clarke.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 25, 2022

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