Patrolman George David Geng

Patrolman George David Geng

Grand Rapids Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, May 18, 1921

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George David Geng

Patrolman Geng died from injuries he received the two days earlier when his motorcycle struck a truck as he tried to catch up with a speeding vehicle. The accident happened on Plainfield Avenue near Saunders Court.

Patrolman Geng had served with the Grand Rapids Police Department for just two months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, May 16, 1921

motorcycle, vehicle pursuit

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George David Geng was my great umcle. Never knew him but I know his family suffered many tragic events. God bless you great Uncle George, your spirit is alive within the Geng family.

Carl Geng

March 10, 2022

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