Richard H. Trembath
Line of Duty 12/04/1937
CHP Sergeant Killed in Motorcycle Collision
Saturday, December 4, 1937
Sergeant Richard H. Trembath was returning to his home in Berkeley after two weeks of training at the Academy in Sacramento, when his motorcycle collided head-on with an automobile in the middle lane of a three-lane highway near the Carquinez Bridge. Trembath, 34, was killed on what was to have been his last day as a motorcycle officer. He had just been promoted to sergeant and was to have been transferred to patrol car duty the next day.