|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||31 to 35|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||4/14/1965|
|Cause of Death||Thrown from vehicle|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On February 21, 1965, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Richard J. Franzen was seriously injured when he was thrown from Truck 20 while returning from an alarm. Franzen was admitted to St. Bernard’s Hospital for treatment, where he died on April 14, 1865, as a result of his injuries.
Obituary of Richard Franzen, Chicago Tribune, April 16, 1965.