Trooper Billy Arthur Tanner Badge Number 268

May 18, 2015

On April 11, 1970 at 1715 hours, Trooper Tanner was killed when he and Trooper Jeff Schultz were responding to a call for assistance by another trooper. The single car crash occurred in Gordon County on State Route 225, 2.6 miles north of Calhoun.

Date of Birth : October 2, 1944
Hometown : Cedartown, GA
Trooper School : 35th
Assignment : Post 43, Calhoun
Date of Death : April 11, 1970
Interment : Polk Memorial
Gardens
Cedartown, GA