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 Blaine Leroy Baxter

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Blaine Leroy Baxter

  • Birth 2 Sep 1907 Sparks, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Death 4 Sep 1935 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot X-2-157-1-E
  • Memorial ID 22456716

Officer Blaine L. Baxter
Salt Lake City Police Department
Utah
End of Watch: Wednesday, September 4, 1935

Biographical Info
Age: 28
Tour of Duty: 6 months
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Wednesday, September 4, 1935
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Officer Baxter was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle. Another vehicle turned in front of him. He attempted to take evasive action but lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a building.

Officer Baxter had been with the agency for six months and was survived by his wife and son.


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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 25 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22456716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Blaine Leroy Baxter (2 Sep 1907–4 Sep 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22456716, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .