1900-04-04: Captain Zophar Horton, Run Over By Horse-Drawn Truck… Stamford’s Second Line of Duty Death

Zophar M Horton was born February 4, 1854, in Greenwich Connecticut.  He was the second son born to John Horton and Charlotte Deming.   In 1873, Zophar married Charity Elinor Bell of Stamford. According to genealogical records, Zophar and Charity had nine children, however, only four survived to adulthood. The [...]

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1932-04-06: Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Thomas J Meehan

Thomas J Meehan, 45 years old and was appointed to the SFD on July 10, 1918.  He was assigned to SFD Station No. 2, when he died in the line of duty on April 6, 1932.  His death was a result of being ejected off the apparatus and through the glass window [...]

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