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Memorial to David C. Higginbotham

David Higganbotham

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: December 7, 1963
Rank: Recruit
Age: 23
Years of Service: Three months
Location of Death: Alabama Avenue and 30th Street, SE

Circumstance:

Officer Higginbotham was pressed into service for the Christmas detail. While directing traffic at a shopping center, he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver.

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