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John Ferdinand Bockman
Birth: Oct. 31, 1891
Oconto
Custer County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1924
Libby
Lincoln County
Montana, USA

John Bockman was the Chief of Police in Libby, Montana. Chief Bockman was a World War I. Veteran and was the only Police Officer in Libby, Montana at the time, serving 3 years in that capacity as Police Officer and Chief. He died in the line of duty at age 32. A railroad worker had asked two men to leave the rail yard, but was shot and wounded by the pair of suspects. When Chief Bockman arrived on the scene, he ordered the men to raise their hands, but was met with gunfire. Chief Bockman managed to mortally wound one suspect, before being shot in the face. The suspect had a shoulder wound and died two days later in jail. Chief Bockman was survived by his wife, two sons, and parents. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herman Bockman (1864 - 1934)
  Mary Ursala Griesser Bockman (1868 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Albia Carolyn Sladek Camp (1896 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  John Ferdinand Bockman (1921 - 2000)*
  George B. Bockman (1923 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Edward Bockman (1887 - 1960)*
  Herman Bockman (1888 - 1950)*
  Welhelmina Albertine Bockman Lamey (1890 - 1967)*
  John Ferdinand Bockman (1891 - 1924)
  Leo Bockman (1894 - 1954)*
  Harry Bockman (1897 - 1927)*
  Marie B. Bockman Burns (1898 - 1974)*
  Montana George Bockman (1904 - 1968)*
  Bernardine Margaret Bockman McMullen (1908 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Libby Cemetery
Libby
Lincoln County
Montana, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 04, 2007
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