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Memorial Fund Set Up
Congress has created a memorial fund for
the families of the two slain U.S. Capitol Police officers.
Donations may be sent to
The U.S. Capitol Police Memorial Fund,
Washington, D.C. 20510.

Jacob Joseph Chestnut
John Michael Gibson
United States Capitol Police Officers
Killed In The Line Of Duty
Friday, 24 July 1998

Jacob J. Chestnut - PHOTO      The Chestbut Family At Capitol Services      Mrs. Chestnut At Funeral Services

Jacob J. Chestnut    The Chestnut Family At Capitol        Mrs. Chestnut At Church

John M. Gibson  - PHOTO      Gibson Family At Capitol Services - PHOTO      Gibson Family At Capitol Services - PHOTO

John M. Gibson              Mrs. Evelyn Gibson and family at US Capitol Services

John M. Gibson Escort - PHOTO                                            Gibson Family At Church Services - PHOTO
An Honor Guard For John M. Gibson                     Mrs. Gibson and son, Daniel, at church

Lying In State At The Capitol - PHOTO                        Collage

Lying in state at the US Capitol                                        In Memoriam

      Flag At The US Capitol Lowered To Half Staff - PHOTO      President Clinton Pays Respects At The Capitol - PHOTO      

The flag at the US Capitol lowered to half-staff        President Clington At Capitol Services

Secret Service In Mourning - PHOTO

A fellow Federal officer mourns

Lying In State At The Capitol - PHOTO 

Lying in state in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol

     A Final Salute - PHOTO

A final salute from fellow US Capitol Police Officers

Mrs. Gibson At Arlington - PHOTO

Mrs. Gibson at the funeral service at Arlington National Cemetery, 30 July 1998

John Gibson Arrives At Arlington - PHOTO          A Fellow Officer Mourns Gibson - PHOTO

John Gibson's body arrives at Arlington National Cemetery - A fellow officer reacts.

Gibson's Body Passes The US Capitol - PHOTO                                  Firing Party At Gibson Funeral - PHOTO

Officer Gibson's Body Passes The US Capitol        Gibson Firing Party

Casket of John M. Gibson - PHOTO

Mrs. Chestnut Escorted From Church - PHOTO                 Chestnut Escorted From Church - PHOTO
Mrs. Chestnut Escorted From Church     Officer Chestnut Escorted From Church

Chestnut Escorted From Church - PHOTO

Officer Chestnut leaves his church for the last time

Officer Chestnut Passes The Capitol For The Last Time - PHOTO      Chestnut Escorted Into Arlington - PHOTO

Officer Chestnut Passes The Capitol For The Last Time And
Then Is Escorted To His Final Resting Place In Arlington National Cemetery
By His Fellow Officers

Fellow-Officers Mourn Chestnut At Arlington - PHOTO        The Chestnut Family At Arlington - PHOTO

Fellow officers and the Chestnut family at Arlington National Cemetery

Chestnut Funeral Procession Arrives At Arlington - PHOTO        

Officer Chestnut Arrives at Arlington National Cemetery

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