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Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Arthur Grant
Agency Chicago Fire Department
Rank Firefighter
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 0/0/0
Date of Death 4/17/1950
Cause of Death [Unknown]
Nature of Death [Unknown]
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Post-incident

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Chicago
Incident State IL
Incident Date 4/17/1950
Incident Location Firehouse
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On April 17, 1950, Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Arthur Grant died in his sleep while on duty at the Engine 69 firehouse. Grant, a nineteen year veteran of the department, had returned from fighting a fire a few hours before his death. Funeral services were held on April 19, and Grant was buried in the Irving Park Cemetery.

Citation:

Obituary of Arthur Grant, Chicago Daily Tribune, April 18, 1950.


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