IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Thomas Moffat
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 51 to 55
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 9/15/1968
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty [Unknown]

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 9/15/1968
Incident Location [Unknown]
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On September 15, 1968, Chicago Fire Department Captain Thomas A. Moffat, suffered a heart attack and died in the line of duty. Moffat had been Fire Commissioner Robert J. Quinn’s secretary since 1955.


Obituary of Captain Thomas A. Moffat, Chicago Tribune, September 16, 1968.

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