Portrait of Miami police officer Frampton P. Wichman, Jr..

Portrait of Miami police officer Frampton P. Wichman, Jr..


Image Number

  • PR20206

Year

  • 1947 or 1948

Series Title

General Note

  • Born in Miami on March 24, 1926. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and was in the "V-12" Naval aviation training program at the University of Miami before requesting active duty. Took part in preparations for the assault on Iwo Jima. Reached the rank of Quartermaster 2/C before his discharge on April 20, 1946. On June 22, 1946 married Vivian Proctor. Joined the Miami Police Department on August 1, 1947. He was fatally injured on September 20, 1948 when he was struck by a falling iron utility pole and died on September 24th. The name of Frampton P. Wichman is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (on East Wall, Panel 54, Line 17).

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

Subject Term

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami police officer Frampton P. Wichman, Jr.. 1947 or 1948. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13738>, accessed 19 July 2019.

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Portrait of Miami police officer Frampton P. Wichman, Jr.. 1947 or 1948. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13738>.

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