List of Houston Fire Department's fallen firefighters

June 2, 2013 4:27:06 PM PDT
A five-alarm fire at a southwest Houston hotel that killed at least four Houston Fire Department firefighters on Friday has become the deadliest blaze for the department.

According to the website Houstonfirememorial.org, a total of 64 firefighters have died in the line of duty since since 1895, and no more than two firefighters have been killed during the same fire until now.

The identities of Friday's fallen firefighters have not yet been released. Below is a list of other firefighters who had died in the line of duty:

Thomas "Bill" Dillion
March 14, 2012

Cohnway Mathew Johnson
May 4, 2009

James Arthur Harlow
April 12, 2009

Damion Jon Hobbs
April 12, 2009

Grady Don Burke
February 19, 2005

Kevin Wayne Kulow
April 4, 2004

Jay Paul Jahnke
October 13, 2001

Kimberly Ann Smith
February 14, 2000

Lewis Evans Mayo III
February 14, 2000

Steven Clyde Mayfield
December 2, 1998

Ruben Lopez
December 4, 1996

Robert Reyes
December 1, 1984

Lonnie Louzette Franklin
January 4, 1983

Thomas Norwood Cooper
September 23, 1982

Jackie Dunham Ludwick
February 4, 1977

Lewis "Moe" Washington Richardson
February 3, 1973

Truxton Joseph Hathaway Jr.
October 19, 1971

James Louis Walls
May 3, 1971

Steve Charlie Baranowski
February 3, 1969

Claude Jackson Hopkins
June 30, 1962

Doninic "Don" J. Contorno
May 21, 1962

Charles Alponse Jedlicka
November 17, 1959

D. H. Chandler
November 9, 1959

Willis Neal McWhorter
November 6, 1959

William Henry Kersten
December 18, 1954

Delbert Harvey Sherfy
October 31, 1954

Woodrow Wilson Erwin
February 24, 1954

Frank Catino
January 7, 1954

Joseph "Joe" James Solito
July 29, 1953

Fidel Chabolla
July 29, 1953

Charley Albert Middlekauf
March 10, 1953

Rufus "Bullock" John Templet
March 12, 1951

Joseph "Bull" Earl Connor
January 31, 1951

Robert "Bobby" Weir Milburn
April 14, 1949

Vernon John Dorsett
January 21, 1949

John "Red" Benjamin Adams
March 7, 1948

James Edward Lowth
March 31, 1947

Horrace Oscar Gassoway
August 6, 1941

"Molly" Walker
July 1, 1940

Alford Henry Schutze
August 21, 1938

Esker Jackson Rogers
August 22, 1934

Charles Roland Rusk
June 8, 1932

Michael J. Ward
December 21, 1929

Aaron Layola O'Brien
Decmeber 20, 1929

John Sellis Little Sr.
July, 11, 1929

Harry L. "Red" Oxford
July 3, 1929

Edgar H. Grant
July 2, 1929

Rudolph "Rudy" L. Hendicks
June 22, 1929

James "Mag" M. Smith
February 9, 1929

Claude W. Edmonds
August 19, 1926

George L. Bishop
March 1, 1926

Harold A. Denny
May 1, 1924

John "Bob" A. Boyd
August 4, 1923

Harry Dodd
July 26, 1923

H. A. "Ace" Harris
February 14, 1921

Robert Rutherford Glass
December 1, 1913

Patrick O'Hare
September 21, 1913

Clifford A. Wiese
July 14, 1913

Herman J. "Dutch" Wagner
May 25, 1912

Thomas Andrew O'Leary
December 24, 1908

Barney C. Moffatt
April 26, 1908

Clifford W. Johnson
Junr 13, 1902

Frank W. Medlenka
November 23, 1901

Emil "Ed" Thompson
April 27, 1899

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