space patrolman n.

a man who works for a space patrol n.

Now rare.

  • 1939 ‘M. J. Steele’ Phantom Enemy in Amazing Stories Feb. 103/2 page image Raymond A. Palmer bibliography

    The uniformed figure of a space patrolman rose from below and stepped into the control room.

  • 1942 W. S. Peacock Thing of Venus in Planet Stories Spring 74/2 page image Wilbur S. Peacock bibliography

    Never, had he expected again to find himself a welcome friend of a Space Patrolman.

  • 1946 O. Binder Adventure in Space in Captain Marvel Adventures Oct. 38/3

    The months and months of target practice, which all Space Patrol men underwent, now proved itself.

  • 1954 W. West Moon Dance in Science Fiction Quarterly Nov. 25/1 page image Wallace West bibliography

    The committeemen nodded to a Space Patrolman who had posted himself in the hotel lobby, just outside the cafe door.

  • 1966 Famous Monsters of Filmland June 36 page image

    One of the Princess’ space patrol locates the astrobot…and attacks him with a laser gun. Instead of destroying the android, however, the space patrolman burns off half his face and damages his electronic control components.

Research requirements

antedating 1939

Research History
Fred Galvin submitted a 1942 cite from Wilbur S. Peacock's "The Thing of Venus".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1946 cite from Otto Binder in "Captain Marvel Adventures".

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