Policeman Gottlob Klemmer

Policeman Gottlob Klemmer

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, September 11, 1927

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Gottlob Klemmer

Policeman Klemmer succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained 9 years earlier during a shootout with a member of a robbery gang. Doctors were unable to remove two of the bullets and they eventually caused his death.

Policeman Klemmer had served with the agency for 20 years.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 2715

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 14, 1919
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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A man with a literal good and heroic heart. Rest in peace Policeman Klemmer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 10, 2021

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