Patrolman John Holzknecht

Photo of Patrolman John Holzknecht
End of Watch: Wed, Jan 13th, 1937
Date of Incident: Sun, Nov 15th, 1936
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Service Time: 29 years
Age: 65


His wife Olive


Patrolman Holzknecht died from injuries sustained when the police car he was riding in was struck by a Cream Top Dairy truck. He developed pleurisy two weeks after the incident and died approximately six weeks later.

Patrolman Holzknecht was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.


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The Louisville Division of Police has been disbanded and absorbed by the Louisville Metro Police Department.


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Patrolman John Holzknecht
Left on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Thank you. Rest in peace. You are not forgotten.