John William 'Johnny' Milton


Johnny Milton

Date of Birth: November 11, 1898, in Kansas

Date of Death: May 16, 1949, in Los Angeles, California (50 years old)



San Mateo Times - Published 05/17/49

He was killed by a crazed husband who was threatening to kill his own family. 

John W. Milton was Detective Sergeant, in California.  He responded to a call

and when he arrived, gun fire broke out with Charles M. Thompson.  Detective Sergeant

John W. Milton, acting in self-defense, killed Thompson but took a bullet from the murderers

gun.  He died a few minutes after the exchang of shots.



1923 Milwaukee Badgers (NFL)

1923 St. Louis All-Stars (NFL)

1924 Kansas City Blues (NFL)


University of Southern California (USC)












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