Fire Chief Dies in Crash

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Fire Chief Dies in Crash - Pinellas Park Fire Chief Dies; Cab Driver...
Pinellas Park Fire Chief Dies; Cab Driver Charged Manslaughter charges were filed against Clifford C. Jones, Rite Rate Cab driver, yesterday Lester McDowell, Pinellas Park injuries. Jones was the driver of a taxi which was in collision with McDowell's car at 49th street and 78th avenue north Sunday, Nov. 23. . Manslaughter charges were filed by Pinellas Park Police Chief Louis F. Wagenblast who aided County Highway Patrolman Roderick McKenzie in the investigation of the accident. Magistrate John T. Fisher said he served the warrant on Jones and released him in custody of his employer pending a preliminary hearing at 10 o'clock Friday morning. McDowell's car turned over four times after the . collision. McDowell and his adopted son, Aaron Harrison were injured. The cab was traveling south on 49th street. McDowell's car was proceeding east on 78th avenue. McDowell, 47-year-old garage owner and fire chief, suffered a broken back, leg and other injuries. He had been a resident of Pi morning less than an hour after fire chief, died of accident nellas Park for the past 17 years. Surviving are his wife, Eva Harrison McDowell; one sister, Mrs. J. Fred Gordon, St. Petersburg, and one son, Aaron C. Harrison. Funeral services, in charge of Wilhelms, will be announced later. Correction It was incorrectly stated i n yesterday's Times that Richard E. Wanner was a former co owner of the Good Housekeeping shop. Wanner formerly was sales manager 'of the shop and now is owner, having purchased the business from Sun Motors company. TOURIST REGISTRATIONS Total Wednesday 264 Same day in 1946 366 Season total Wednesday 13,439 Season total year ago 16,783

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  1. Tampa Bay Times,
  2. 04 Dec 1947, Thu,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 15

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