Description Pair of suspenders belonging to Michael T. Quilty. The suspenders are bright green with small white shamrocks printed along the front.
Historical Notes Born in Sunnyside, Staten Island, Michael Quilty lived with his wife, Susan, and their two teenagers in Castleton Corners. His interests ranged from carpentry and making stained glass to scuba diving and flying airplanes. September 5 marked Michael’s 20th anniversary with the FDNY. On September 11, Lieutenant Quilty responded to the World Trade Center with Ladder Company 11. He was 42 years old.
Curator's Comment Quilty always wore these suspenders on St. Patrick’s Day. HIDE