Trooper Thomas C. Lynes

Trooper Thomas C. Lynes

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Monday, June 3, 1935

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Thomas C. Lynes

Trooper Lynes was killed when his automobile left the road, struck a road sign and crashed through trees in to a gully on Route 9G in Dutchess County.

Trooper Lynes had served with the New York State Police for 16 months and was assigned to a special unit that was directly responsible for protecting New York State Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Trooper Lynes was survived by his wife, son, and daughter (who was born after his death).


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Lynes,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New York. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 3, 2018

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