Portrait of Miami motorcycle officer John I. Brubaker.

Portrait of Miami motorcycle officer John I. Brubaker.


Image Number

  • PR20196

Year

  • Between 1928 and 1933

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General Note

  • Born on July 29, 1903 in Glenn Campbel, Pennsylvania. Joined the Army on November 16, 1923. Shortly before his discharge on October 27, 1925 he married Mattie Caldwell on May 2, 1925. Moved to Miami and was employed as a musician for several years before joining the Miami Police Department in 1928. He was fatally injured on March 29, 1933 when his motorcycle was hit by a car, driven by Carroll N. Pillips, while rushing to a burglary call and he died two days later of a fractured skull. His name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (on West Wall, Panel 22, Line 15).

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami motorcycle officer John I. Brubaker. Between 1928 and 1933. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13728>, accessed 18 July 2019.

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Portrait of Miami motorcycle officer John I. Brubaker. Between 1928 and 1933. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13728>.

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(State Archives of Florida)