Leadership

Death of R. Ross Holloway.

Issue 27 and Volume 44.

Death of R. Ross Holloway. The numerous people connected with the fire-service of the country will regret to learn of the death of Reuben Ross Holloway, which sad event occurred at Baltimore on Sunday the 13th instant. He was a son of the late Charles T. Holloway, at one time chief of the Baltimore fire department and inventor of the Holloway chemical engine. Ross Holloway was born in 1855 and was always associated with his father in the manufacture and sale of the Holloway apparatus. Ten years ago Mr. Holloway, sr., died, and the business was continued by his son, who introduced many improvements in the Holloway patents up to the year 1900, when the American-LaFrance Fire Engine company acquired the Holloway plant, and R. Ross Holloway was made manager of a Southern district, retaining his headquarters at Baltimore. Through his energy, integrity and affable disposition Mr. Holloway proved a…

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