Quartermaster Sergeant Ellsworth D. Dryden

Quartermaster Sergeant Ellsworth D. Dryden

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, October 7, 1938

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Ellsworth D. Dryden

Quartermaster Sergeant Dryden succumbed to injuries received in an automobile accident five years earlier. He was escorting the Maryland governor home from the Presidential Inauguration when he was involved in an accident at Rhode Island Avenue and 34th Street in Mount Rainier, Maryland. He was seriously wounded in the accident and died after contracting a bloodstream infection.
Sergeant Dryden had been with the agency for just under ten years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 4, 1933

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Rest in peace Quartermaster Sergeant Dryden.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 10, 2019

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