Detective James R. Mescall #2245

Name: Mescall, James R.
Star: 2245
Memorial Panel #: #PANEL#
Rank: Detective
District / Unit: Unknown
End of Watch: 03 December 1928
Incident Details: On December 3, 1928, Detective Mescall, succumbed to injuries sustained three years prior in an automobile accident.

In 1925, the detective and another officer were driving through the intersection of 39th Street and Lake Park Avenue when they were broadsided by a limousine being driven by a drunk driver. Detective Mescall was 39-years-old when he passed away.

Detective Mescall was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, Loretto.