Lieutenant William F. McAndrew

Lieutenant William F. McAndrew

Carbondale Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, January 18, 1913

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William F. McAndrew

Lieutenant William McAndrew succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier when he was attempting to arrest a member of a gang in Dickson City.

The suspect was executed by hanging on December 3, 1914. The execution was the state's last hanging before switching to the electric chair.

Lieutenant McAndrew had served with the Carbondale Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his mother and wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1914

arrest attempt, gang member

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Lt. McAndrew,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Carbondale.


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January 18, 2023

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