FRANKLIN PIERCE BOICE



Officer Rank: Village Marshal

Department: Orion, Michigan, P.D.

End of Watch: 08/24/1898

Cause: Physical-related incident

Age: 43

Length of Service: 4 years


Village Marshal Boice collapsed due to a heart attack after he and a second officer arrested an impaired suspect and were escorting him to jail. Doctors rushed to the scene but were unable to revive Marshal Boice. The cause of death was pronounced as, “heart disease to which he was subject aggreved by the excitement.”

 

 

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