James A. Skiff

Troop B - May 25, 1920
James Skiff



Trooper James A. Skiff died on May 25, 1920, at the age of 39, of injuries from an accident in the city of Ogdensburg. 

Trooper Skiff was a sidecar passenger on a motorcycle that collided with a trolley car.

Trooper Skiff joined the Division of State Police serving as a First Sergeant at Camp Newayo and in Troop A. He served Troop K as a Lieutenant and later transferred to Troop B.

Trooper Skiff lived in New Rochelle. Prior to joining the State Police, he was an officer in the National Guard.