James R. Mescall

James R. Mescall

..."one of the first responders"...

Patrolman James Mescall was one of the first responders to the Eastland Disaster.

Patrolman James R. Mescall, star #2245, was a 14-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. He died while on-duty in 1928 at the age of 41. His star was retired on March 2, 2010 by Superintendent Jody P. Weis, and enshrined in the Superintendent's Honored Star Case at Chicago Police Headquarters.

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