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Volunteer added to law enforcement memorial, 78 years later

C. Arthur Lyman was the leader of a group of employers that squashed unions in Minneapolis in the early part of the 20th Century. When police called for help in controlling a truckers' strike in May 1934, he signed on as a special deputy and was eventually killed. He has now been added to the 'Wall of Fallen Officers' in Washington D.C.
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C. Arthur Lyman was the leader of a group of employers that squashed unions in Minneapolis in the early part of the 20th Century. When police called for help in controlling a truckers' strike in May 1934, he signed on as a special deputy and was eventually killed. He has now been added to the 'Wall of Fallen Officers' in Washington D.C.

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