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John Horan

End of Tour: Thursday, November 15, 1900Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Horse Patrolman
Age: Not available
Incident Date: Thursday, November 15, 1900
Incident Location: 30th and Walnut Streets
Cause of Death: Broken neck
Suspect Name: Not applicable
Weapon Involved: Not applicable
Case Status: Not applicable


Officer Horan was thrown from his horse at 30th and Walnut Streets. He died instantly from a broken neck.

Officers Horan and Avery were on their way to their post at 28th and Chestnut Streets.

He was survived by his wife and 4 sons. He had been with the agency for 7 years.

Louisville Division of Police