Policeman Charles O. Conaway

Policeman Charles O. Conaway

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, November 10, 1900

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Charles O. Conaway

Policeman Charles Conaway was killed when he was crushed between two trolley cars of the Union Traction Company while trying to save the life of a woman at Market Street and Eleventh Street.

He and several other officers had been assigned to the area to keep order as crowds formed to hear the results of election day.

Policeman Conaway was assigned to the Sixth District.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 634

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

election

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Officer Conaway,
On today, the 116th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 10, 2016

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