Officer John A. Yeaw – Cranston Police

Ptl. John A. Yeaw
in 1898

     Patrolman John Asa Yeaw was appointed a police constable in 1888.  When Cranston incorporated as a city in June of 1910 he was one of the first ten full-time patrolmen appointed to the force.  He passed away at the age of 73 on September 5, 1931, and is buried in the Pocasset Cemetery.

     Rest in peace.