|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1867|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 1924|
St. Louis City
Officer Early was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery in a tavern on Easton Ave.
While Officer Early was inside of the tavern a man entered and ordered everyone to put their hands up. Officer Early attempted to strike the man with his nightstick but missed. The man then turned and shot him several times in the abdomen.
Officer Early was able to make it to a police call box and summoned for help. He gave a description of the suspect, who was later arrested, before succumbing to his wounds.
Officer Early had been with the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 21 years.
His wake was held at Harrigan & Sheehan Livery & Undertaking Company, Stable No. 1, 718 No. Kingshighway.
Internment was at the St. Patrick's Cemetery in Catawissa Missouri on 07/29/1924.
Officer Early was 57 years of age and lived at 3908 Westminster Pl.
He was the son of Bernard and Sarah (McDermott) Early.
Saint Patrick Cemetery
Plot: Section/Row Number 05N, Grave Number 082.
Maintained by: Timothy Tumbrink
Originally Created by: Gracie's Grammy
Record added: Jan 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32615374
Rest in peace.|
Added: Sep. 24, 2013
We honor this fine officer for his ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.May your rest in peace.|
Added: Jan. 3, 2009