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 Edward Bryan “Ed” Wheeler

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Edward Bryan “Ed” Wheeler

Birth
Travis County, Texas, USA
Death
1 Apr 1934 (aged 26)
Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
12170961 View Source

Texas Highway Patrolman Edward Bryan Wheeler, along with patrolman H. D. Murphy, was shot to death near Grapevine, Texas on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934 by the criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

They had stopped their motorcycles near Bonnie and Clyde's vehicle thinking that a motorist needed assistance. When they approached the vehicle, they were shot.

Patrolman Wheeler had been with the Texas Highway Patrol for four years and was stationed at Fort Worth, Texas.

Texas Highway Patrolman Edward Bryan Wheeler, along with patrolman H. D. Murphy, was shot to death near Grapevine, Texas on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934 by the criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

They had stopped their motorcycles near Bonnie and Clyde's vehicle thinking that a motorist needed assistance. When they approached the vehicle, they were shot.

Patrolman Wheeler had been with the Texas Highway Patrol for four years and was stationed at Fort Worth, Texas.


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