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John F. Carroll
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1867
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1910
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

One of 13 Philadelphia firefighters who died in the horrendous Friedlander Leather Remnants factory fire on December 21st and 22nd, 1910. The walls of the factory collapsed on the firefighters. The fire remains the worst death toll in Philadelphia Fire Department history. A ceremony was held at the location of the site at 3rd Street and Girard Avenue in December 2010 commemorating 100 years since the disaster. The area is the site of an apartment complex and stores.

The Philadelphia Press; Sunday, December 25, 1910, Page 7:

"CARROLL Suddenly, on December 22, 1910, John F., beloved husband of Kate Carroll. Relatives and friends, also B. P. O. E., No. 2.; Phila. Fire Department, Truck No. 7; 14th Ward Republican Club and all other societies of which he was a member, are invited to attend the funeral, on Monday, at 8.30 A. M., from his late residence, 1325 Brandywine St. Solemn Requiem Mass at the Church of the Assumption, at 10 A. M. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery."

His parents were Patrick and Sarah Carroll, who were both born in Ireland. 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
Record added: Jun 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92151055
John F. Carroll
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