IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Daniel McGovern
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 3/16/1978
Cause of Death Struck by object
Nature of Death Trauma
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 3/16/1978
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute Structural collapses , Fires

Incident Summary

On March 16, 1978, Firefighter Daniel McGovern of the Chicago Fire Department died in the line of duty. McGovern died after he was struck on the head by falling plaster during a fire.


“Mourn fallen firefighter,” Chicago Tribune, March 21, 1978.

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