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Charles S Ford
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1856
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1907
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Son of Salisbury S Ford and Julia Fuller both of New York

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Officer Charles S. Ford
Died on December 14, 1907

Age 51
Salt Lake City Police Department
Homicide: Handgun

Officer Ford was shot and killed following the armed robbery of a Salt Lake City bar. At approximately 2:30 a.m., Officer Ford was working his third shift after returning to law enforcement from a 16-year absence. The 51-year-old victim was standing on the northeast corner of 600 South and 200 West when two armed robbers fleeing the scene of a robbery in the Albany Hotel bar across the street shot him. Officer Ford returned fire without effect. He died 12 hours later at St. Mark's Hospital. The two robbers managed to flee Utah. One was arrested in Portland a month later. The second was shot to death by Seattle officers in May 1908. The first robber was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. For health reasons, his sentence was terminated in 1918. He died several months later. Married and the father of two grown daughters, Officer Ford is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City. His bronze name plaque is sponsored by the Salt Lake City Honorary Colonels.

*This information was found on utahsfallen.org and posted here with their permission.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Addie M. Briggs Ford (1858 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Lillie May Ford Butterfield (1882 - 1948)*
  Lulu B. Ford Evans (1888 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: D_58_8F
 
Imported from: UT State Historical Society
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 175236
Charles S Ford
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Charles S Ford
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Charles S Ford
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