Leadership

NOTES FROM NEWARK.

Issue 3 and Volume 28.

NOTES FROM NEWARK. (Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER.) NEWARK, N. J., July 17, 1900. Mrs. Kiersted, wife of Robert Kiersted chief of this city’s fire department, died early on the morning of Sunday, July 15, at her home, 35 Sterling street, from brain fever. Mrs. Kiersted was born in Brooklyn in 1840, and came to Newark after her marriage in 1809. Chief Kiersted and two children survive her. One son, Harry Kiersted. is an operator on the tire alarm telegraph system. The funeral services took place on July 17, from her late home, aud interment was made in Arlington cemetery. Chief Kiersted has the heartfelt sympathy of his many friends in the fire department of Newark, of the citizens of Newark generally, and of his many friends, in and out of the fire service, in all parts of the United States. Mrs. Kiersted’s death is sorely felt by many…

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