Firefighter Henry Beekman

Photo 002584 Copy.jpg

Title

Firefighter Henry Beekman

Description

This photograph is of Henry Beekman. He joined the fire department in May of 1884 and was first stationed at Fire House 1. His pay starting out was 55 cents per day. In 1888 he was stationed at Engine House 4 and by 1890 he had risen to the rank of lieutenant at Engine House 3. Henry Beekman passed away in 1940 and is buried in Fairplains Cemetery. This photograph is from circa 1884.

Creator

Grand Rapids Fire Department

Source

Fire Department Photograph collection

Date

Circa 1884

Contributor

Donated by Mrs. Claude C. Hanish

Rights

City of Grand Rapids Archives and Records Center

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

Photo 002584

Original Format

Portrait

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