Officer Rank: Patrolman
Memorial Panel: 1-W: 16
Department: Louisville, Kentucky, P.D.
End of Watch: 08/14/1949
Length of Service: 7
Patrolman Tennyson was shot as he attempted to apprehend a suspect wanted by the FBI for robbery. Patrolman John Ross was also shot but survived. The suspect and an accomplice were arrested and charged with murder.