Lieutenant John Duffy

Photo of Lieutenant John Duffy
Last Call: Fri, May 8th, 1936
Date of Incident: Fri, May 8th, 1936
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 28 years
Age: 57


His wife Elenora and two daughters Helen & Mrs. James Fowler, Two sons Elmer & Norman


John Duffy returned to the fire station after fighting a fire at Rudd Manufacturing. After getting off the truck and talking with other fire fighters he slumped to the floor. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful he was rushed to the hospital where he pronounced dead.

Lt. Duffy is the son of Barney Duffy Superintendent of the Salvage Corps and father of Engineer Elmer Duffy assigned to Engine 18.


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