|Death: ||Dec. 16, 1925|
Frank Cook was appointed to the Philadelphia Police Department on March 21, 1911. He worked for 9 Years with the Department and died in the line of duty at age 35. While he was directing traffic at 62nd Street and Woodland Ave., he stopped to question a wanted offender. The man grabbed his service revolver and opened fire. He shot and killed Officer Cook. The man was arrested nearby after a runnning pistol fight with three other officers. Officer Cook was a widower at the time, raising three children.
1. First Annual Message of Rudolph Blankenberg, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia. Vol. 1 (1912), page 582.
2. Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929–1990. Digital Images, 3–5. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Note: No headstone.
Holy Cross Cemetery
Plot: Section 13, Lot 92, Range 6, Grave 2
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Originally Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita,...
Record added: Apr 07, 2006
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You will be remembered and honored forever. May your spirit continue thriving in Paradise, totally at Peace.|
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