Deaths of St. Louis Police Officers, 1861-1899
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Deaths of St. Louis Police Officers, 1861-1899

The St. Louis Board of Commissioners’ Record Book of Resignations, Reductions, Promotions, and Deaths 1861–1899 provides the names of police officers that died in that period. The deaths occurred from disease and while on duty. The original record book is available at Missouri Historical Society.

Dennis Northcott contributed this information for publication in the 1997 St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly, volume 30, number 2, pages 54–57.

 

Deaths of St. Louis Police Officers, 1861-1899

 

Showing records 1 to 20 of 176.

NameDeathdateCause of DeathNotes
Alexander, Lee J. 1 Jan 1894 Consumption
Alt, Chas. 23 Sep 1891 Congestion of lungs
Anderson, John 29 Mar 1878 Shot and killed himself willfully
Andrae, Ben F. 7 Jan 1892 La Grippe
Ayers, Benjamin W. 4 Jan 1878 Accidentally shot
Banning, R. P. 24 Jan 1865
Barnes, Henry C. 11 Jul 1878 Hemorrhage of the lungs
Barry, Richard 29 Jan 1864
Bartly, J. H. 30 Sep 1878 Softening of the brain
Belefield, Charles 4 Jan 1877 Accidentally killed on railroad
Bernhardt, Geo. L. 19 Oct 1882 Scarlet fever
Bohanon, John 14 Mar 1878 Consumption
Bohland, August 13 Aug 1869
Boone, L. A. 16 May 1893 Gun shot wound
Boyle, Frank 22 Jun 1892 Paralysis of spine
Brabazon, John 9 Dec 1876 Consumption
Brady, James 6 Oct 1890 Murdered
Brown, William 15 Aug 1880 Shot himself
Burke, Bernd. 9 Dec 1891 Kidney
Burke, John P. 28 Feb 1888 Consumption

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