NYC Honorary Street Names


FBI Special Agent Edwin R. Woodriffe Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Jefferson Avenue
Location:Between Claver Place and Franklin Avenue
Honoree: Special Agent Edwin R. Woodriffe (1941-1969) was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He later served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for two years before he was killed in the line of duty. He and Special Agent Anthony Palmisano were shot in an apartment building in Washington, DC, on January 8, 1969 while attempting to arrest a prison escapee who had robbed a bank earlier that morning. (Cumbo)

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