End of Tour: Sunday, August 14, 1949
Assignment: Not available
Age: Not available
Incident Date: Sunday, August 14, 1949
Incident Location: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Suspect Name: Not available or applicable
Weapon Involved: Handgun
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Tennyson was shot and killed by the notorious gangster, Earl David Bircham, when he interrupted a robbery at 2115 hours. Patrolman Tennyson had stopped by a downtown restaurant to see his wife when the incident occurred.
Patrolman Tennyson had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife.