Son of John George Sr. & Augusta Paulsen Lummerick Brandt.
Member of the Omaha Nebraska Fire Dept. from 4-24-1917 until his death. He was one of 7 Omaha Fire Fighters who died in the line of duty while fighting a fire at the Millard Hotel, 13th & Douglas Street, in Omaha. He was assigned to Engine #10 and died along with 5 other Fire Fighters when a wall fell on them. Later, 2 more Fire Fighters were killed at this fire when the floors collasped on them.
His Cousin, Ed Schmidt, also died in this fire. 

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