Engineer James P. Shannon

Engine Company 31 Manhattan

James P. Shannon: Born July 22, 1879, Died Dec. 14, 1940

Appointed probationary "ununiformed fireman" Nov. 14,1902

Mrs. Mary Ellen Shannon (nee Conran) Born Jan. 3, 1884 Married Nov. 23, 1910 Died Feb. 13, 1942

Mary Ellen Shannon had nine children, six lived to adulthood.

Brooklyn Engine 279, Captain James P. Shannon, Dec. 10, 1920

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Engineer of Steamer Nov 4, 1907

Engineer James P. Shannon tending Engine 31s steamer in the front of quarters.

1901 Horse Drawn 700 G.P.M. Engine Coal Fired, Steam Boiler La France Fire Engine Co. Elmira N.Y.

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Randy Shannon grandson: Randy Shannon

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