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Memorial to Eugene C. Smith

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: January 1, 1910
Rank: Officer
Age: 47
Years of Service: Seven years
Location of Death: 14th & U Streets, NW

Circumstance

Officer Smith was on patrol when he slipped and fell down a flight of ice-coated stone steps leading to the basement of the US Savings Bank on 14th and U Streets, NW. Officer Smith died the next day of a fractured skull.

Return to the list of officers killed in the line of duty.