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Last Name
McGillian
First Name
Louis
Middle Initial
P.
Job Title
Fireman
Department
Appleton F.D.
City
Appleton
Date of Death
03/28/1933
BIO

Louis McGillan: On March 28, 1933, firefighter Louis McGillan was injured shortly after 7 a.m. when an Appleton fire truck skidded at the south end of the South Oneida Street drawbridge and hit a telephone pole.

"As the truck crashed into the pole, it hurled McGillan and three other firemen to the ground," according to department records. "McGillan received a basal skull fracture and died at 11:45 this morning without regaining consciousness."

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