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 John Dolan

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John Dolan

Birth
County Galway, Ireland
Death
20 Dec 1904 (aged 33)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot
Section O, Lot 120, W 1/2
Memorial ID
53998959 View Source

Officer Dolan served with the Louisville Division of Police from August 1903 until his death. Four months before his death he was shot while on duty at Mellwood Ave. and Story Avenue while attempting to break up a bar fight. He died as a result of infection and shock due to an amputated leg that had been removed at the hip.

He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Catholic Knights and Ladies of America. His funeral was held at St. Michael Catholic Church.

He was survived by a wife, brother James Dolan and sisters Sarah, Margaret, Bridget and Katherine Dolan.

[Some of the above information about Officer Dolan was excerpted from a newspaper article published in the Kentucky Irish American, Saturday, December 24, 1904, page 1.]

Officer Dolan served with the Louisville Division of Police from August 1903 until his death. Four months before his death he was shot while on duty at Mellwood Ave. and Story Avenue while attempting to break up a bar fight. He died as a result of infection and shock due to an amputated leg that had been removed at the hip.

He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Catholic Knights and Ladies of America. His funeral was held at St. Michael Catholic Church.

He was survived by a wife, brother James Dolan and sisters Sarah, Margaret, Bridget and Katherine Dolan.

[Some of the above information about Officer Dolan was excerpted from a newspaper article published in the Kentucky Irish American, Saturday, December 24, 1904, page 1.]


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  • Created by: G. P.
  • Added: 22 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 53998959
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53998959/john-dolan: accessed ), memorial page for John Dolan (20 May 1871–20 Dec 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 53998959, citing Saint Louis Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA; Maintained by G. P. (contributor 47124408) .