IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name John Callahan
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Engineer
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 51 to 55
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 6/27/1963
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 6/27/1963
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute [Not applicable]

Incident Summary

On June 27, 1963, John Callahan, an engineer at the Chicago Fire Department maintenance plant, suffered a heart attack while on duty. Callahan was taken to St. Ann’s Hospital where he passed away.


Obituary of John Callahan, Chicago Daily Tribune, June 29, 1963.

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