Leadership

DEATH OF WILFRED K. HELMER.

Issue 19 and Volume 41.

DEATH OF WILFRED K. HELMER. There was probably no man better known by the waterworks people of the United States than he whose name stands at the head of this notice. For more than twenty-five years he had been closely identified with the waterworks business, and no contract-letting of any importance has taken place in the last fifteen years in this country at which Mr. Helmer has not been present in the interest of his company. To a large circle of friends, therefore, it will be a great shock and sorrow’ to learn that on April 19, 1907, lie succumbed to an attack of septic poisoning. A slight injury to his foot, which at its inception seemed but trifling. resulted in his death. Wilfred K. Helmer was born at Fort Plain, Montgomery county, N. Y., on July 28, 18(10. He w’as the son of Mulford and Almira K. Helmer. His…

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