|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1910|
|Death: ||May 12, 1958|
On Monday, May 12th, around 1:30 a.m., Officers George Dols and Leo Bessner were involved in a fight with a motorist who was resisting arrest. Bessner collapsed and died soon after the incident of a possible heart attack, although he had no history of heart trouble. The motorist, Larry J. Crabtree, 20, was jailed.
Officer Bessner was 47 years old and had been an officer for 18 years. He was hired May 8th, 1940. He was survived by his wife, Frieda, and two sons. His funeral was held Tuesday, May 13th at Hodroff and Sons Mortuary and he was buried at the United Hebrew Brotherhood Cemetery.
United Hebrew Brotherhood Cemetery
Created by: KMAK
Record added: Apr 29, 2012
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Patrolman Leo M. BessnerMinneapolis Police Department, MN End of Watch: Monday, May 12, 1958|
Added: Apr. 29, 2012