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Anniversary of the Death of Officer Marion E. Ellis
Start Date: 1/23/2019
End Date: 1/23/2019
This event recurs yearly until 1/23/2022.   Click here to see the series dates.
Event Description
During a blizzard on the evening of January 12, 1918, Officer Marion E. Ellis, 47, entered the Polar Ice and Fuel Company at Northwestern Avenue and 20th Street with his partner, Officer John J. Sullivan.  Officer Ellis stepped through a door leading to the basement and fell to the bottom of the stairs, fracturing his skull.  He was taken to City Hospital where he died on January 23. (Narrative)
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