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Edward William Holtry
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1875
Mongul
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1921
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia Police Department
Pennsylvania
End of Watch: Monday, January 17, 1921

Biographical Info
Age: 45
Date of Appointment: March 26, 1907
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Fall
Date of Incident: Not available
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Officer Edward W. Holtry, 47, was killed January 17, 1921, when he slipped and fell from the running board of a car on his way back to his police station after completing his tour of duty. He succumbed to head injuries several days later. Holtry was a 14-year veteran. Policeman Holtry was assigned to the 30th District. He was survived by his wife.

Sources:
1. The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc. http://www.odmp.org/officer/6669-policeman-edward-w.-holtry
2. World War I Registration


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Harvey Holtry (1837 - 1910)
  Sarah Elizabeth Hershey Holtry (1839 - 1895)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Holtry Franklin (1861 - 1924)*
  Sarah Ellen Holtry (1862 - 1882)*
  Joseph Elmer Holtry (1867 - 1935)*
  John Calvin Holtry (1869 - 1952)*
  Nancy Holtry Mellinger (1871 - 1930)*
  Jacob Harvey Holtry (1874 - 1947)*
  Edward William Holtry (1875 - 1921)
  Harry Howland Holtry (1880 - 1927)*
  Lillie Belle Holtry Mellinger (1881 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No headstone. "Klein" plot located on the right.
 
Burial:
Greenmount Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: K-SGL # 49 of Good Shepherd 620 # 2
 
Created by: Researcher
Record added: Apr 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36559990
Edward William Holtry
Added by: Mark G. Holtry
 
Edward William Holtry
Added by: Researcher
 
Edward William Holtry
Added by: Researcher
 
 
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Edward William Holtry was my Great Grandfathers brother. R.I.P.
- Mark G. Holtry
 Added: Nov. 29, 2015
 
 
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