Patrolman George Weichert
1 March 1946 - Patrolman GEORGE H. WEICHERT, On this day in Baltimore Police History 1 March 1946 we lost our Brother Patrolman George H. Weichert to heart attack while on duty… based on the following Baltimore Sun paper article dated 2 Mar 1946 reports the following:
Patrolman Stricken Fatally on Street
Stricken at Pratt and Paca streets while on duty yesterday Patrolman George Weichert, 51 years old father of seven children, died before he could be taken to University hospital. At the hospital, physician’s tentatively attributed his death to heart attack. Patrolman Weichert, a veteran of World War I, he joined the Police Department in the spring of 1924. He served in the Eastern and Western districts, and in 1939, he was commended for outstanding service. He lived at 5816 Greenhill Ave. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. May Weichert; a son, Private Adrian Weichert USMC, who is stationed in Japan, and six daughters, Lucille, Georgette, Catherine, Mrs. Leonard Greig, Mrs. Irving Sweeting and Mrs. Michael Thurfield, all of Baltimore. Funeral services will be held at St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church at 9 AM Tuesday. Burrell will be carried out in the Baltimore national Cemetery.
We his brothers and sisters of the Baltimore Police Department will not let him be forgotten – RIP Patrolman George Weichert and God Bless - For your service "Honored" the City of Baltimore, and the Baltimore Police Department"
|End of Watch||1 March 1946|
|City, St.||Pratt and Paca Streets|
|Cause of Death||Heart Attack|
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