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Chief George Abner Airey
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Birth: 1844
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1903
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Chief George A. Airey of Chicago's Morgan Park Police Department was killed in the line of duty Halloween night 1903.
Chief Airey was killed when his throat was slit while responding to a citizen complaint. The complaint involved a small group of people creating a disturbance on Halloween night. When Chief Airey arrived he located the men attempting to destroy a section of sidewalk. When he attempted to stop the men he was attacked and his throat was slit.
Six suspects were arrested in connection with Chief Airey's murder. One of them was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging.

Chief Airey was survived by his wife and four children.
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Family links: 
  Madison Arey (1816 - 1890)
  Amanda Fawcett Airey (1825 - 1896)
  Sarah Frances Dixon Airey (1854 - 1917)*
  Howard W. Airey (1875 - 1960)*
  Frank Fawcett Airey (1879 - 1968)*
  Charles Allen Airey (1886 - 1942)*
  Alice E. Airey Figge (1891 - 1986)*
  Catherine Airey (1842 - ____)*
  George Abner Airey (1844 - 1903)
  Charles Arey (1846 - 1857)*
  John William Airey (1849 - 1938)*
  Virginia Airey Wise (1850 - 1913)*
  Sintha F. Arey (1851 - 1857)*
  Margaret Columbia Airey Templeman (1853 - 1930)*
  Robert H. Airey (1857 - 1933)*
  Emma L. Airey Derrow (1859 - 1896)*
  David H. Airey (1861 - 1917)*
  Lemind C. Arey (1863 - 1864)*
  Cordelia Malinda Airey (1863 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
DIED OCT. 31, 1903
Mount Greenwood Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: SECTION 23 LOT 74
Maintained by: Billy Barber
Originally Created by: William Kazupski
Record added: Aug 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95357132
Chief George Abner Airey
Added by: William Kazupski
Chief George Abner Airey
Added by: William Kazupski
Chief George Abner Airey
Added by: William Kazupski
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