NYC Honorary Street Names

Fox

Murray Fox Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of 44th Street and Greenpoint Avenue
Honoree: Murray Fox (1927-2015) served in the United States Navy and later was a long-time Sunnyside resident. He was active in the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside for over 20 years, serving as president for a number of those years, and also served as the Kiwanis Club Lt. Governor of the Queens West Division. Mr. Fox operated the well known Fox’s Variety Store on the north side of Greenpoint Avenue and was very involved with charitable causes in his community. (Van Bramer)
LL:2018/139
Police Officer Leon Fox Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of Surf Avenue and West 12th Street
Honoree: Leon Fox (d. 1941) served with the NYPD for ten years and was assigned to the 60th Precinct. He was killed in the line of duty while escorting a store manager to the bank to deposit daily receipts. Three suspects were later apprehended and convicted of murder. (Deutsch)
LL:2018/139


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