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John Holzknecht

End of Tour: Wednesday, January 13, 1937Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: Not available
Incident Date: Sunday, November 15, 1936
Incident Location: Not available
Cause of Death: Pulmonary edema
Suspect Name: Not applicable
Weapon Involved: Not applicable
Case Status: Not applicable


Patrolman Holzknecht was injured when the police car he was riding in was struck by a Cream Top Dairy truck.

Two weeks after the accident, Patrolman Holzknecht developed pleurisy.

He had been with the agency for 29 years.

Louisville Division of Police