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Thomas J. Corridan

Name:  Thomas J. Corridan

Date of Birth:  Unknown

Date of Death:  11/14/1927

Location of Death:  San Mateo County, CA

 

 

CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH

Prohibition Agents Thomas Corridan and Robert Wells were riding in a Government car to meet up with other agents planning a liquor raid in San Jose, CA when they became involved in an auto accident in San Mateo County, CA. Agents Corridan and Wells were rushed to Mills Memorial Hospital.  Agent Corridan later died without regaining consciousness, while Agent Wells recovered from his injuries.

BACKGROUND

Agent Corridan joined the Bureau of Prohibition on 11/7/1927, only seven days before his untimely death.

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