Patrolman Samuel R. McGreevy

Patrolman Samuel R. McGreevy

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 9, 1924

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Samuel R. McGreevy

Patrolman Samuel McGreevy succumbed to injuries when he fell from the running board of a car at the intersection of Carson Street and Main Street.

He had commandeered the car in an attempt to stop a speeding motorist on Main Street. Patrolman McGreevy lost his balance when the car came to a stop and fell to the ground. He contracted double pneumonia as a result of his injuries and died four days later.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 17 years, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 5, 1924

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