Robert Stewart

Photo added by Donna Di Giacomo

Robert Stewart

  • Birth 14 Sep 1875 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 22 Dec 1910 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 92161679

One of 13 Philadelphia firefighters who died in the horrendous Friedlander Leather Remnants factory fire on December 21st and 22nd, 1910. The walls of the factory collapsed on the firefighters. The fire remains the worst death toll in Philadelphia Fire Department history.

The Philadelphia Press; Sunday, December 25, 1910, Page 7:

"STEWART – Suddenly, on December 22, 1910, ROBERT, beloved husband of Isabella Stewart, in his 36th year. Relatives and friends, also members of Engine Co. No. 2, Chemical Engine No. 4, Phila. Fire Dept. in general and Insurance Patrols, are invited to attend the funeral services, on Tuesday, at 2 P. M., at his late residence, 2240 North Hope St. Interment at North Cedar Hill Cemetery."

His parents were James Stewart and Mary Elliott, both born in Ireland.


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  • Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
  • Added: 18 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92161679
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Stewart (14 Sep 1875–22 Dec 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92161679, citing North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Donna Di Giacomo (contributor 16208410) .