Death of Deputy Chief Shallow

Issue 2 and Volume 81.

Death of Deputy Chief Shallow Deputy Chief Edward J. Shallow, who was retired from the Boston Fire Department about a year ago because of injuries aud illness, died on January 12 at the home of Mrs. Mary C. Miller, a cousin, in Dorchester. He had been a patient for several months at the Robert Brigham Hospital on Parker Hill and at that time was reported to be suffering from arthritis. “Ned Shallow,” as he was popularly known, was one of the best liked and most efficient officers of the Boston department. He was for many years in command of Division 1 with headquarters at the fire station in Fort Hill Square. He made a special study of ship fires and of means of rescuing persons trapped in elevators. He was born in Newfoundland on December 27, 1866, and came to this country when a young man. He was appointed to…

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