Serving with the East York Township
Thursday November 15, 1934
Age: 63 / 10 Children
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.