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 Ralph Lionel Croxton

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Ralph Lionel Croxton

Birth
Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Death
1 Apr 1924 (aged 27)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
18294231 View Source

Ralph Croxton was a City Police Officer in Louisville, Kentucky. He served just 7 months, dying in the line of duty at age 28. Officer Croxton was confronted by a suspect he had arrested the night before in a raid. He was approached on 18th Avenue and Portland Avenue. A heated argument ensued, the suspect pulled out a pistol and shot Officer Croxton dead. Officer Croxton was survived by a wife and infant son.

Ralph Croxton was a City Police Officer in Louisville, Kentucky. He served just 7 months, dying in the line of duty at age 28. Officer Croxton was confronted by a suspect he had arrested the night before in a raid. He was approached on 18th Avenue and Portland Avenue. A heated argument ensued, the suspect pulled out a pistol and shot Officer Croxton dead. Officer Croxton was survived by a wife and infant son.


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