Memorial to Richard T. Conklin
Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: June 5, 1938
Location of Death: Piney Branch and Butternut Street, NW
Officer Conklin, a motorman, skidded on a street car track, throwing him 35 feet from his bike. He died soon after reaching the hospital.
This was only two blocks from where Officer Wessells was killed one month earlier.
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