Constable

Thomas I. Kehoe

Bancroft Police

July 13th, 1929

Age: 63

 

Thomas I. Kehoe was Married with 4 Children.

 


Circumstances

Thomas Kehoe was a highly respected constable with the Bancroft Police. On the night of July 12, 1929 while on foot patrol he was crossing a street in the Village, when he was struck by a vehicle. He suffered a fractured scull and died in hospital the next day.


Three days later three local boys turned themselves into police. They had been drinking and driving and reported that they knew nothing of the accident unitl they heard reports of the officer being run down.