Chief Samuel Perry Cardwell

Photo of Chief Samuel Perry Cardwell
End of Watch: Mon, Dec 24th, 1928
Date of Incident: Thu, Dec 1st, 1927
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Accidental)
Service Time: 2 years
Age: 56


His two sisters.


Chief Cardwell succumbed to injuries sustained approximately one year earlier while directing traffic at a local football game.

His injuries caused him to leave the police department and health continued to decline until he finally succumbed to his injuries.

Chief Cardwell was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.


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