NYC Honorary Street Names

"I" Honorary Streets: Brooklyn

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In Memory of Police Officer James Carragher (Brooklyn)
Present name:East 56th Street
Location:East 56th Street and Farragut Road
Honoree: Police Officer James Carragher (d. 1982) was a decorated naval veteran of World War II. Officer Carragher was killed in the line of duty on February 11, 1982, while trying to stop a robbery.
Ingram and Geneva Montgomery Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Ralph Avenue
Location:Between Sumpter Street and Fulton Street
Honoree: Ingram and Geneva Montgomery were one of the first families to move into the Brevoort Houses after it opened. Ingram, a World War II veteran, was the first tenant patrol captain and served at his post for over 20 years. Geneva was the first tenantís association president and served for 30 years. They were also active members of the 81st Precinct Community Council. Geneva was instrumental in raising funds for the Brevoort Sports Foundation and the Brevoort Midget Basketball League for which Ingram was the coach. Geneva also fed people in need and made sure the neighborhood had extra police presence on game nights. Over the years, Ingram and Geneva Montgomery received numerous awards and citations for their work on behalf of the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. (Mealy)

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