Patrolman Arthur Claude Dowdy

Patrolman Arthur Claude Dowdy

Pasadena Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 24, 1944

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Arthur Claude Dowdy

Patrolman Dowdy succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle.

Patrolman Dowdy was directing traffic exiting the shipyards at Main Street and Sterling Street (Sterling Street is current day State Highway 225). Patrolman Dowdy was taken to Pasadena Hospital, where he died two days later.

Patrolman Dowdy was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Pasadena Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 6
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Friday, December 22, 1944

directing traffic

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Time never steals the pain of loss. Thank you Officer A.C. Dowdy, for your service, dedication, and your sacrifice.
May your family rest in assurance of reunion with those who are faithful.

Chief of Police
Clear Lake Shores Police Dept.

December 24, 2020

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