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John G. Bergen

Born: Dec 4, 1814

Death: Jul 8, 1867

Birthplace: South Brooklyn

Nationality: United States

John G. Bergen

Date of Birth : Dec 4, 1814
Date of Death : Jul 8, 1867
Birth Place : South Brooklyn

John G. Bergen was an American public servant and New York City Police Commissioner. A member and treasurer of the Board of Police Commissioners, he and Thomas Coxon Acton assumed command of the NYPD during the New York Draft Riots after Superintendent John Kennedy was injured at the hands of a mob.

Also known as

  • John Bergen


  • Garrett Bergen
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