Detective-Sergeant Frank E. Dealy #539

Name: Dealy, Frank E.
Star: 539
Rank: Detective-Sergeant
District / Unit: 032 Precinct
End of Watch: 05-Oct-1914
Incident Details: Detective-Sergeant Frank Dealy, 49, was a 12-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 32nd Precinct.

On October 05, 1914, Detective-Sergeant Dealy saw two men loitering on Halsted Street and Grand Avenue.  The detective-sergeant approached the men and attempted to question them when both men drew their weapons and shot him.  Patrons of a nearby saloon heard the gunfire and rushed to the injured officer’s side.  Detective-Sergeant Dealy was rushed to a hospital where he died in his wife’s arms.

Detective-Sergeant Dealy laid to rest in Mount Carmel Cemetery.  He was survived by his wife, Rose, and children, Gertrude, May, Stelia, Bernice, Raymond, and Florence.