BOSTON, Mass. -- James J. "Shamus" Horgan Jr. of Roslindale, a retired state police officer and former capitol and Boston police officer, died Wednesday after a lenghty illness. He was 64.
Born and raised in Jamaica Plain, Mr. Horgan lived briefly in Dorchester before moving to Roslindale, where he resided for the past 33 years. He graduated from Mission High School and from Suffolk University.
Mr. Horgan served in the Air Force for four years and was stationed in Germany.