Finis Taylor “Todd” Ware

Finis Taylor “Todd” Ware

Birth
Utopia, Uvalde County, Texas, USA
Death 14 Aug 1910 (aged 25)
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial Utopia, Uvalde County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 15093623 · View Source
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The Plague sitting in front of Finis' gravemarker reads:

Finis "Todd" Ware

Todd Ware lost his life fighting a fire in the Buckley Building in El Paso, Texas on August 14, 1910. Todd had joined the El Paso Fire Department on July 27, 1910. The fire was discovered at 2:15 AM in the three story building and burned until late in the afternoon. A falling wall at 9:45 AM killed fireman Ware and El Paso's Mayor and injured another fireman. Finis Taylor Ware became El Paso's first fireman to lose his life protecting the citizens and property of El Paso.

Presented by the Firefighters of El Paso, Texas



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Beth Sanders
  • Added: 30 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15093623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Finis Taylor “Todd” Ware (27 Oct 1884–14 Aug 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15093623, citing Waresville Cemetery, Utopia, Uvalde County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .