Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Haskinses in:
 • Evergreen Cemetery
 • Los Angeles
 • Los Angeles County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Sam Haskins
Birth: Feb., 1846
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1895
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Firefighter, Social Reformer. He was the first African American Los Angeles Fire Department member to die in the line of duty, being killed when a fire carriage ran over him en-route to a blaze. His grave was unmarked until February 28, 2004. (bio by: Joe Walker) 
 
Inscription:
LOS ANGELES FIRE DEPARTMENT

SAM HASKINS
Colored Call Fireman
Engine Company 2
Born February 1846
ANSWERED HIS LAST CALL
November 19,1895

His memory will forever live in our hearts and minds.

(On the back of Marker)

Monument Dedicated February 28, 2004

STENTORIANS

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FIREFIGHTERS MUSEUM

THE LOS ANGELES RETIRED FIRE AND POLICE ASSOCIATION

THE LOS ANGLES FIREMENS RELIEF ASSOCIATE

LOS ANGLES FIRE DEPARTMENT HISTORICAL SOCIETY


 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joe Walker
Record added: Nov 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6950118
Sam Haskins
Added by: the Chronicler
 
Sam Haskins
Added by: Joe Walker
 
Sam Haskins
Added by: Graving Queen of the OC
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thank you for your service....
- Linda Davis
 Added: Nov. 19, 2016
Thank you for your service.
- Kirsty
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016

- Marie
 Added: Feb. 12, 2016
There are 402 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.7 after 89 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service