Ted Davis

Line of Duty 03/11/1933

CHP Officer Killed Following 1933 Long Beach Earthquake

Saturday, March 11, 1933

Officer Ted Davis, 37, was carrying out the emergency assignment of escorting doctors and nurses through rubble-strewn streets following the 1933 Long Beach earthquake. Davis’ motorcycle struck a hole in the pavement that had been damaged by the quake, throwing him to the ground and killing him instantly.