YFD Line of Duty Death #10
Thomas ‘Tommy’ Lyster, Captain
Date of Death: November 25, 1940
Burial Location: Lake Park Cemetery, Youngstown, OH.
Thomas S. Lyster was appointed to the Youngstown Fire Department in 1910. He served at Station Number 1 for a few years before transferring to Station Number 6 at Wilson and Jackson. He was promoted to Captain in 1925. He was found on the morning of November 25, 1940 on the bathroom floor of the firehouse. The cause of death was a heart attack.