|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||41 to 45|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||4/8/1893|
|Cause of Death||Stress/Overexertion , Contact/Exposure|
|Nature of Death||Asphyxiation , Heart attack|
|Attribute of Death||Smoke inhalation|
|Type of Duty||Firefighting operations|
On April 8, 1893, Chicago Fire Department Captain Henry Greenhoff of Engine 11 died in the line of duty while fighting a fire at the corner of Ontario and Market Streets. He suffered a fatal heart attack after he was overcome by smoke during firefighting operations. Greenhoff was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery on April 11.
Obituary of Henry Greenhoff, Chicago Daily Tribune, April 10, 1893.