Patrolman Eugene A. Gurganus

Patrolman Eugene A. Gurganus

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, October 17, 1935

Eugene A. Gurganus

Patrolman Eugene Gurganus was shot and killed while patrolling the railroad tracks in Maple Heights, Ohio.

Four of the six suspects were arrested.

Patrolman Gurganus was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Ohio
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 16, 1935
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 1, 2013

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