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Honoring Portland Firefighters Lost in the Line of Duty: Electrician (Fire Alarm Telegraph) Harry Josephson



Lost in the Line of Duty


Harry Josephson

July 23, 1928

Electrician (Fire Alarm Telegraph) Josephson died when he lost his balance and fell 25 feet from a power pole at SE 51st and Hawthorne Street.  He landed on the pavement and fractured his skull. He was survived by his parents, two sisters, and four brothers.  


Portland Fire & Rescue honors and remembers 

Electrician Josephson's service and sacrifice.




   Portland Fire & Rescue 

   We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

   July 25, 2011 


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