Patrolman James E. Ivory

Patrolman James E. Ivory

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, January 7, 1936

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James E. Ivory

Patrolman James Ivory succumbed to injuries received in a motorcycle crash one year earlier when he struck a bump in the road and collided with a railroad track near Salem.

He was in and out of the hospital for the entire year before succumbing to his injuries. The exact date of the accident is unknown.

Patrolman Ivory had served with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 2 years, assigned to the Salem Barracks and Columbus Barracks. He was survived by his mother and nine brothers and sisters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 2 years, 2 months
  • Badge 32

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 1, 1935

motorcycle, routine driving

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NEVER FORGET! Please join me and honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman James E. Ivory of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 80 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 7, 2024

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