Patrolman Daniel A. McCallum

Patrolman Daniel A. McCallum

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, May 12, 1935

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Daniel A. McCallum

Patrolman Daniel McCallum was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting Governor Curley's motorcade.

The escort had left Fenway Park following a mass honoring military veterans. They were traveling on Jamaicaway when he swerved to avoid striking a car on the winding road. He was thrown over the motorcycle's handlebars after he left the roadway and hit a soft patch of earth on the shoulder.

Patrolman McCallum was a combat-wounded veteran of WWI and had served with the Boston Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his brother, also a member of the agency.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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