Jimmy Quinn lost his life on 9/11 while working for Cantor Fitzgerald on the 104th floor of Tower One of the World Trade Center. He was 23 years old. On what would have been his 24th birthday, November 6th, 2001, his brother Michael Quinn posted a birthday greeting and photo at the gate of St. Paul’s Chapel, which in the days and weeks after 9/11 became a sanctuary for the exhausted and weary rescue workers who spent hours searching the debris.
In the year following 9/11, messages of love and support were received from around the world, all of which were displayed throughout the chapel for the workers to read. The fence around St. Paul’s was filled with flowers, photos, banners, posters, flags, and letters as a makeshift memorial.
- November 6, 2001
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- "Jimmy Quinn Poster, November 6, 2001" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Jan 17, 2022, https://www.villagepreservation.org/ia_image/jimmy-quinn-poster-november-6-2001/.