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Memorial to Edmund P. Keleher

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: January 10, 1922
Rank: Officer
Age: 62
Years of Service: 30
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: 7th Street and Virginia Avenue, SW


After finishing his tour of duty at Pennsylvania Avenue Depot on the evening of January 10, 1922, Officer Keleher was struck by an auto as he tried to board a streetcar at 7th Street and Virginia Avenue, SW.

The driver stopped and assisted the officer to the hospital. Officer Keleher died prior to his arrival. 



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