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Thomas Edward Quinn

Thomas Edward Quinn

Year Appointed: XXXX

Date of Incident: April 22, 1915

Date of Death: April 22, 1915

Unit: North Austin Fire Co. # 6

Incident Location: Shoal Creek, Under 6th Street

Cause: Drowned

Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery

Hoseman Quinn drowned while trying to rescue two young boys from a flooded home on West 6th Street at Shoal Creek. Quinn successfully rescued the boys before he was swept away.

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