Portrait of Miami Beach police officer William Lawrence "Nick" Nichols.

Portrait of Miami Beach police officer William Lawrence "Nick" Nichols.


Image Number

  • PR20197

Year

  • 1930

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on June 1, 1882, in Charleston, S.C. Married to wife Hannah in 1911. Joined the Miami Beach Police Department in 1924. He was fatally injured when struck by an automobile driven by Mrs. James R. (Pearl) Devine while working at an automobile crash scene on February 1, 1936. Officer Nichols died three days from internal injuries. The name of William Nichols is inscribed (on West Wall, Panel 15, Line 15) on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami Beach police officer William Lawrence "Nick" Nichols. 1930. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13729>, accessed 16 July 2019.

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Portrait of Miami Beach police officer William Lawrence "Nick" Nichols. 1930. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13729>.

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