Emmett M. Shaughnessy (II), was a Chicago police sergeant and retired inspector for the Illinois Department of Public Health. For 28 years, Mr. Shaughnessy was a police officer at the Stockyards station. After retiring from the police department, the former South Side resident became a food and dairy inspector for the public health department. He also had been a secretary of the Chicago Policemen`s Benevolent Association.
He was survived by his wife, Margaret; three sons, Donald, Michael (M.E.S. III) and Brian; two daughters, Margaret Lynch and Kathleen Hegeman; a stepdaughter, Anne Barry; a stepson, Donald Mackay; 27 grandchildren(including M.E.S. IV); and a great-grandchild (M.E.S. V).