P-O- John Monahan #3179

P.O. John Monahan #3179

Name: Monahan, John
Star: 3179
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: Stockyards Station
End of Watch: 27-Jan-1895
Incident Details: Police Officer John Monahan was a 7-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the Stockyards Station.

On January 27, 1895, Officer Monahan was on duty at the car barns at O'Neil and Halsted Streets.  At approximately 12:30 a.m., an electric street car was turned on.  Officer Monahan was standing at the entrance and was unable to escape from the car's path.  The officer was crushed between the street car and a wall.

Officer Monahan was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery.  He was survived by his three children.