Corporal Thomas E. Lawry

Corporal Thomas E. Lawry

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, January 31, 1930

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Thomas E. Lawry

Corporal Lawry was killed when a reckless driver who was driving on the wrong side of the road struck his patrol motorcycle. The suspect was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Corporal Lawry was a veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and had served with the Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol for six and a half years and was survived by his mother.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years, 4 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with involuntary manslaughter

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We saw your grave marker today and wanted to say thank you for your service as a Pennsylvania State Police Officer. Rest in peace.

CDR William Thomas, USN Retired

February 26, 2012

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