Chief

Thomas McCann

East York Township

November 15th, 1934

Age: 63

 

Thomas McCann was Married with 10 Children.

 


Circumstances

Chief Thomas McCann was involved in a motor vehicle accident while driving back from working at the Thorncliffe Race Track. He suffered a broken right leg and internal injuries, having been thrown against the dash of his vehicle. Chief McCann never returned to duty. He was released from hospital to convalesce at his home, returned to hospital on November 8, 1934 where he died of complications of his injuries on November 15.


Chief McCann was the first Chief of East York Township Police. He was 63 years of age, married with 10 children.