Let the memory of James be with us forever
  • 34 years old
  • Born on February 5, 1865 .
  • Passed away on August 9, 1899 .
Birth:  Feb. 6, 1865
Death:  Aug. 9, 1899
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

Lieutenant for the Omaha, NE. Fire Dept., assigned to Hose Company #3. Served from 7-8-1895 until his death along with 3 other Fire Fighters. All four were electrocuted while taking down a ladder that came in contact with electric lines at the scene of a fire at 1112 Howard Street, Mercer Chemical Building. 

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