Trooper James D. Orvis, 34, died on November 17, 1950, in Boston, Massachusetts. Detective Orvis had just completed the Francis Glessner Lee legal medicine course.
As he exited the facility at the Harvard Medical College, Orvis collapsed and died.|
Funeral services were held at the Wells-Faries Funeral home. Internment of Trooper Orvis took place at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Dover. Trooper James Orvis was survived by his wife, Esther Shortall and a son, James Jr.