Captain Marshall Leaman

Photo of Captain Marshall Leaman
Last Call: Sun, Nov 22nd, 1953
Date of Incident: Fri, Nov 20th, 1953
Cause of Death: Burns
Service Time: 22 years
Age: 51


His wife Anna and son Ronald


While washing down spilled gasoline at the Wonder Bread Bakery, the vapors exploded burning several firefighters. Captain Leaman died from his injuries two days later. The incident also took the life of Captain Leaman's nephew, Firefighter Walter Leaman as well as Captain Clarence Anderson.


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Lafayette, Indiana 47901
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