|Agency||Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol|
|Type of Firefighter||Fire Patrol|
|Age Range||51 to 55|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||9/27/1940|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Post-incident|
On September 27, 1940, Maurice P. O’Connor of the Chicago Fire Insurance Patrol suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty. O’Connor collapsed at the Patrol 4 firehouse following an incident, and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
Funeral services for O’Connor were held at St. Dorothy’s Church on September 30, and he was interred at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
“Fireman dies after run” Chicago Daily Tribune, September 28, 1940.
Obituary of Maurice P. O’Connor, Chicago Daily Tribune, September 29, 1940.