Officer Harry Talcott Mereness

Officer Harry Talcott Mereness

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 18, 1933

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Harry Talcott Mereness

Officer Mereness succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when his motorcycle was struck while making a left turn onto Broadway Street. His motorcycle struck another vehicle that was also making a turn onto Galveston Road. Officer Mereness was thrown to the ground and received fatal injuries. The driver of the other car was charged with negligent homicide in juvenile court.

Officer Mereness was survived by his wife, two sons, mother and sister.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, October 16, 1933


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Rest in peace Officer Mereness.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 18, 2020

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