Captain Jacob Loeb

Photo of Captain Jacob Loeb
Last Call: Sat, Jun 28th, 1919
Date of Incident: Thu, Apr 3rd, 1919
Cause of Death: Duty Related Illness
Service Time: 28 years
Age: 59


While on a fire run with No. 18 Captain Loeb was thrown from the hose wagon when it was struck by No. 8 Hook and Ladder Company. Both legs were fractured.

After two months in the hospital he developed pneumonia and died.

Captain Loeb was appointed as a pipeman in November 1891 for the fire department. While at Engine Company No. 15 he was appointed captain of No. 18, and appointed captain of the No. 16 Engine Company in 1918.


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Captain Jacob Loeb
Left on Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Thank you. Rest in peace. You are not forgotten.