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Harry J Donahue
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 19, 1934
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Police Officer Harry Donahue
Philadelphia Police Department
End of Watch: Monday, February 19, 1934

Biographical Info
Age: 42
Tour of Duty: 7 years, 6 months
Badge Number: 4271

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, February 19, 1934
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Executed in 1935

Officer Harry Donahue was shot and killed on Brandywine Street, near Spring Garden, by a man he was trying to arrest. The killer, Joseph Deni, 33, had been out of prison for only one month.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Donahue's murder and subsequently executed on July 3, 1935.

Officer Donahue had served with the agency for 7 years and was assigned to the 9th District. He was survived by his wife and two young children.

1.The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc.
2. Philadelphia Evening Bulletin 
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  Mary T. McMonigle Carey (1904 - 1988)
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sec 5, Range 11, Lot 26, Grave 3
Created by: Researcher
Record added: May 10, 2009
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Harry J Donahue
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Harry J Donahue
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Harry J Donahue
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God bless. Rest in peace.
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 Added: Nov. 9, 2010

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