Edwin F. Haas


  Sergeant Edwin F. Haas
Pennsylvania State Police
Troop "B"


Biographical Info
Age: 35
Years of Service: 14 years

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Accidental: gun shot
Date of Incident:
October 17, 1924


Edwin F. Haas was born May 12, 1889, at Reading, Pennsylvania.

Prior to his enlistment with the Constabulary, he served with the US Navy aboard the U.S.S. Wisconsin from May 12, 1906, to May 12, 1910. He enlisted with the Constabulary on August 5, 1910, and was assigned to Troop B, Wyoming.

On October 17, 1924, while trying to dislodge a jammed cartridge in his revolver at Troop headquarters, he accidentally fatally shot himself. At the time of his death he was the Troop Quartermaster Sergeant. He was buried in Dennison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Sergeant Haas was survived by his wife, Mrs. Edwin F. Haas, of Harrisburg. He was 35 and had completed 14 years of Constabulary service.