Friday, February 14, 2020

Cornelius Henry Tagen Boston MA Funeral 1907 Mayor and Notables Attend and Mourn A Hero

Cornelius Henry Tagen (1852-1907) born in Ireland son of Henry Joseph Tagen and Ann Swenney husband of Sarah McDonald. While he was responding to Box 239 at 1412 hours, (Shawmut Avenue & Roxbury Street) for a fire at 757 Shawmut Avenue. He was thrown from the seat of the engine at the corner of Vernon and Auburn Streets; he died from internal injuries at Boston City Hospital about 1900 hours.
The heroism and selflessness of fire professionals must always be honored and remembered.




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