- Fire Chief
- Binghamton Fire Department
- New York
- Year of Death: 1929
Chief Van Cleve died after being overcome by smoke at a fire at the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. at 218 Clinton St. Chief Van Cleve was to retire later that year.
This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.