Patrolman Albert Meisner

Patrolman Albert Meisner

Dubuque Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, September 30, 1896

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Albert Meisner

Patrolman Albert Meisner was struck and killed by a train while attempting to remove three tramps from an outbound train at approximately 7:30 pm.

He either fell or was pushed from the train and fell onto the tracks in the path of another train.

Patrolman Meisner was survived by his wife and 11 children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train


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Patrolman Meisner,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dubuque. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 30, 2021

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