John Horan

End of Watch: Thursday, November 15, 1900

Biographical Info

Age: 54

Tour of Duty: 7 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Horse Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Broken neck

Date of Incident: November 15, 1900

Incident Location: 30th Street and Walnut Street

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

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Patrolman Horan was killed instantly when he was thrown from his horse at the intersection of 30th and Walnut Streets and he suffered a broken neck. 

Patrolmen Horan and Avery were on their way to their post at 28th and Chestnut Streets when the accident occurred. 

He is survived by his wife and four (4) sons. He had been with the agency for seven (7) years.

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