Leadership

CHIEF JOHN KENLON OF NEW YORK CITY

Issue 27 and Volume 56.

CHIEF JOHN KENLON OF NEW YORK CITY One of the striking figures in fire department circles in this country is Chiet John Kenlon, of the New York department, who has held that responsible position and filled it with consummate ability since 1911, when he was promoted upon the retirement of that other notable character, Edward F. Croker. Chief Kenlon, by reason of his many-sided abilities, is eminently equipped for this position of commanding officer of the uniformed force. He is versatile and is right at home and highly efficient in all branches of his duties, which are many and various. His deep interest and study of the questions affecting his chosen field were demonstrated in his addresses on fire prevention and on sprinklers, which were made at the 1914 convention of the International Association of Fire Engineers, at New Orleans, and which appeared in full in the last issue of…

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