Leadership

Plainfield Honors Chief Doane

Issue 20 and Volume 53.

Plainfield Honors Chief Doane The life of Chief T. O. Doane as a boy, as a citizen, as a soldier, as a politician and as a firefighter was extolled by the citizens of Plainfield. N. J., at a banquet recently given in honor of his 69th birthday The speaking following the banquet was at times sentimental and unusually inspiring and brought tears to the eyes of the honored guest. Among those sealed around the table to pay their respects to the chief were brother members of the local Order of Elks, some men who had fought side by side with him in the Civil War, cailmen of the fire department and some prominent in business, civic and political affairs of Plainfield. W illiam N. Runyon acted as toastmaster. During the festivities Mr. Runyon in an appropriate address presented Chief Doane with an Elks’ charm, the gift of hTs son. “My…

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