Kevin Cosgrove (Business Executive) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Kevin Cosgrove

Kevin Michael Cosgrove was an American insurance business executive and victim of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. He served as a vice president at Aon Corporation. Cosgrove is known for the 9-1-1 call he made during his final moments, which ended with him screaming from inside the South Tower as it collapsed. The recording was used during the prosecution of Zacarias Moussaoui, the only criminal trial to result from the attacks. Cosgrove’s last words made international headlines.

Born: Kevin Michael Cosgrove, January 6, 1955, New York City, U.S.
Died: Sept 11, 2001, South Tower, World Trade Center, Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Cause of death: Collapse of 2 World Trade Center
Resting place: St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Huntington, New York, U.S.
Residence: West Islip, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Vice President of Aon Corporation
Spouse(s): Wendy Cosgrove
Children: 3

About Kevin Cosgrove

Insurance industry executive who was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. His 9-1-1 call from inside the South Tower made him one of the attack’s most widely-known victims.

Before Fame

He was born in Long Island and was serving as the Vice President of Claims for Aon Corporation at the time of his death.


The recording of his 9-1-1 call was played during the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, one of the co-conspirators behind the attack on the World Trade Center.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife, schoolteacher Wendy Cosgrove, and three children.


He and Emmy-winning television producer David Angell both perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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  • Victims of the September 11 attacks
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Latest information about Kevin Cosgrove updated on September 10, 2020.

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