Remembering...

John E. Waddell

Traffic Officer

John E. Waddell

Serving with the Department of Highways

Saturday September 12, 1925

Age: 25

Traffic Officer Waddell was shot to death while attempting to arrest a chicken thief, George Edward Harlton.

Postscript

Two years after the murder, Harlton was arrested in Washington State.


Remembering...

Traffic Officer

John E. Waddell

John E. Waddell


Serving with the Department of Highways

Saturday September 12, 1925

Age: 25

Traffic Officer Waddell was shot to death while attempting to arrest a chicken thief, George Edward Harlton.

Postscript

Two years after the murder, Harlton was arrested in Washington State.