|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1876|
County Limerick, Ireland
|Death: ||Dec. 10, 1908|
MICHAEL MULLANE IS DEAD.
Heroic Patrolman Succumbs to the
Wounds Received in the City
Hall Riot Tuesday.
Police Patrolman Who Lost His Life
in the Line of Duty.
Michael Mullane, patrolman, died at 1:10 p. m. yesterday at St. Joseph's hospital from his wound received in the riot Tuesday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Saturday morning at Sacred Heart church, Twenty-sixth and Madison. Solemn high mass will be conducted by Father Hogan. Burial will be in Mount St. Mary's cemetery.
Mr. Mullane was 34 years of age. He was born in Athea, County Limerick, Ireland. He came to America in July, 1897, coming directly to Kansas City. He obtained employment with the Western Grocery Company and remained with that company till November 16, 1905, when he was appointed as a probationary officer. On December 31, of the next year, he was put on as a regular member of the force. Mr. Mullane was one of the best men on the force, as well as one of the largest. Standing six feet two inches and weighing 260 pounds, he was a powerful man. He was not corpulent, but was a man of big bone, muscle and sinew. Strict attention to duty in the worst part of the city, with total abstinence from liquor and not a black mark against him, had won for him the high regard of his superior officers and the friendship of everyone.
A widow and two children, a girl baby of 3 months and a boy of 8, constitute his family. One child, a little girl, had preceded him to the great beyond. She took sick about a year ago this week and died on December 16. Besides his immediate family, he has two brothers and a sister residing in the city, John P. Mullane, an insurance agent of 1102 West Fortieth street; Patrick P. Mullane of 2542 Belleview and Mrs. Mary Dalton of the same address. His father is dead, while his mother and older brothers live in Ireland. He has many cousins who are residents of Kansas City.
The body was removed from the hospital to O'Donnell's undertaking rooms yesterday evening and later to his late home, 921 West Twenty-fourth street.
Mr. Mullane leaves life insurance amounting to about $5,000. Besides he owned a residence at 2631 Belleview.
The Kansas City Journal
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
11 Dec 1908
From Missouri Record of Death:
Jackson County, Roll C19510, Page 226, #30847
~ Mullane, Michael
~ 10 Dec 1908
~ Age: 33
~ Born: Ireland
~ Place of death: 710 Penn
~ Cause of death: Gun shot
~ Reporting physician: W E King
Hannah Scanlon Mullane (1869 - 1920)*
John Joseph Mullane (1900 - 1920)*
Catherine Marie Mullane (1902 - 1907)*
Geraldine Mullane Smith (1908 - 1932)*
Michael P. Mullane
Born Athea Co Limerick, Ireland
Feb. 24, 1876 - Died Dec.10, 1908
Catherine Marie Mullane
Born in Kansas City, Mo
May 2, 1902 - Died Dec. 16, 1907
Rest In Peace
Mount Saint Marys Cemetery
Maintained by: B. Mullane
Originally Created by: J F-B
Record added: Sep 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76954716