Lieutenant Deputy
James William Mumford
St. Joseph County Police Department
Friday, May 25, 1962

Age: 54
Served: 11 years
Badge #:
Panel 41W, Line 6
Panel L1, Line 9

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, May 25, 1962

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
U.S. 31 near Lakeville
Incident County:
St. Joseph
Incident Township:
Union
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola

   Lieutenant James Mumford was killed in a single-vehicle accident on U.S. 31 just south of Lakeville.

   As he was traveling northbound returning to the county jail after having transported prisoners to the Indiana State Farm in Putnamville, his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

   Lieutenant Mumford was survived by his wife, son, grandchild, brother and two sisters. His son later retired after having served as a police officer with the South Bend Police Department.



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