Lieutenant Raymond J. Caniglia – Cranston Police

Lieutenant Raymond J. Caniglia

     Lieutenant Raymond James Caniglia, (42), passed away on July 10, 1944, when he and another man were fatally injured when an kerosene drum exploded in the basement of a home on Cranston Street.  He was not on duty at the time.

     Lt. Caniglia was appointed a special officer in 1918, and was appointed to the regular force in 1922.  He was promoted to sergeant in August of 1939, and then to lieutenant on October 1, 1941. 

     He was survived by a wife and a son. 

     Rest in Peace.