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 James Francis Grove

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James Francis Grove

Birth
Death 28 Jan 1933 (aged 46)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 17
Memorial ID 84342314 View Source

James F. Groves was a police officer with the U.S. Park Police in Washington, DC when he died in the line of duty. While on motorcycle patrol in Rock Creek Park on January 28, 1933, his motorcycle was struck from behind by a car. He was transported to Walter Reed Army Hospital, where he died the same day. The three occupants of the car were charged with manslaughter. He was survived by a wife and 8 children. His name is on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC at panel 28-E:18. Information submitted by Major Jack M. Sands, U.S. Park Police (Retired).


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