Archive for May 15th, 2010


I was walking through East Cleveland Township Cemetery when I found this monument obviously erected to a firefighter.

Lieut. Wm. S. Lawrence and wife Catherine

I’ve searched so far without finding much about Lieutenant William S. Lawrence. He does not appear to have died in the line of duty. Right now, his burial record is not available on the cemetery’s website. According to the Cleveland Firefighters’ Union Local 93, Engine Company Number 8 operated from 1871-1976 on the corner of Scranton Road and Starkweather Avenue.

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