Patrolman Edward Byrnes

Photo of Patrolman Edward Byrnes
End of Watch: Thu, Jul 4th, 1895
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 2 years
Age: 49


His wife, Mary Brown Byrnes, and daughters Catherine, Ella, Lucy and Jennie.


Patrolman Byrnes was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest at a local tavern.

He and several other officers were attempting to clear a corner of loitering men, when one of the men in the crowd fired several shots killing Patrolman Byrnes.


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There is 1 tribute for Patrolman Edward Byrnes.

Patrolman Edward Byrnes
Left on Friday, July 4th, 2014

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