|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||41 to 45|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||9/14/1969|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death||Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On September 14, 1969, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Lawrence J. Kelly of Engine 112 suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting a fire on North Wells Street. Kelly, the driver for the 3rd Division Fire Marshal, was pronounced dead at Henrotin Hospital.
Funeral services for Kelly were held at Thomas J. Cooney Sons Funeral Home, and he was buried at Graceland Cemetery. He was survived by his widow and four children.
“Comrades Give Aid,” Chicago Tribune, September 15, 1969.
“Fireman’s Widow Given $1,000,” Chicago Tribune, September 16, 1969.
“Obituary of Lawrence J. Kelly,” Chicago Tribune, September 16, 1969.