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Frederick William Bauer
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1890, Germany
Death: Jun. 6, 1930
District Of Columbia, USA

Officer Frederick W. Bauer was a member of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC.

Date of Death: June 6, 1930
Rank: Officer
Age: 38
Years of Service: Seven
Marital Status: Married
Children: Three
Location of Death: George Washington Hospital

Circumstance: Officer Bauer, of the Tenth Precinct was a member of a raiding party of a "number" establishment. While on-duty, he suffered an injury attempting to lift a metal floor safe. He crushed two vertebrae and died three months later from complications.

On March 2, 1929, Officer Bauer had occasion to be on patrol when he heard the sound of gunfire from the area of 34 Logan Place NW. Investigating Officer Bauer came upon the body of Emma Brown in front of 34 Logan Place NW. After entering that residence, Officer Bauer came upon Jeannette Rice, Ms. Brown's daughter who was critically wounded. Their assailant, Mr. Ernest Henderson then attempted to shoot Officer Bauer, misfired and was slain by one of three shots fired by Officer Bauer.

Mr. Bauer an immigrant from Germany who arrived in 1900, was survived by his wife, Emma, 34 years old; sons, Albert 10 years; Charles, 8 years; daughter Marie; 3 years and his Mother-in-Law, Mary F. Wathen, 68 years old; all of the home at 2324 Nicholson Street, Washington, DC.

His daughter, Marie was named Emma Marie, and would marry Henry Sasser Holder, memorial number 62943441. Emma Marie's memorial is: 71131775

The 1930 Census reveals:

Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Frederick Bauer M 38 Germany
wife Emma Bauer F 34 Maryland
son Albert Bauer M 10 District Of Columbia
son Charles Bauer M 8 District Of Columbia
daughter Marie Bauer F 3 District Of Columbia
mother-in-law Mary F Wathen F 68 Maryland

Family links: 
  Mary Emma Bauer Wathen Crittenden (1896 - 1977)*
  Frederick Albert Bauer (1919 - 2008)*
  Emma Marie Bauer Holder (1926 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Created by: John Rentz
Record added: Apr 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13913855
Frederick William Bauer
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Frederick William Bauer
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 Added: Dec. 16, 2006

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