Obituary: JAMES T. FRANCIS;retired police officer dies a 86
February 24, 2001, Saturday, Final Edition
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- James T. Francis, a retired Buffalo police officer, died Thursday (Feb. 22, 2001) in Gardens at Manhattan Nursing Home in Buffalo. He was 86.
A native of Buffalo, Francis attended East High School, where he ran cross country, and also participated in the Boston Marathon. He wrestled professionally in the 1950s under the name "Sailor Doyle."
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