Francis Oliver Haddock Photo

Francis Oliver Haddock

Born: Nov 14, 1892

Death: Jan 1, 1934

Birthplace: Newton

Nationality: United States

Francis Oliver Haddock

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1892
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1934
Birth Place : Newton

Francis Oliver "Frank" Haddock was an American police officer who, along with fellow patrolman Forbes McLeod, was killed in the line of duty while responding to a bank robbery. They were the first two officers in Massachusetts state history to be murdered by an assailant using a sub-machine gun, and the crime attracted attention across the northeastern United States. Their sacrifices are commemorated by the city of Needham, Massachusetts through its Haddock-McLeod Plaza.

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