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Memorial to Richard T. Conklin

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: June 5, 1938
Rank: Officer
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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