Leadership

Death of Chief H. A. Isermann

Issue 17 and Volume 61.

Death of Chief H. A. Isermann Chief Henry A. Isermann, of Kenosha, Wis., died at his residence in that city on the morning of April 18, after an illness of several weeks with pneumonia. For more than ten years he had been at the head of the Kenosha fire department and in that time he had carried out progressive ideas and through them had brought the department to such a degree of excellence that it was pointed to as a model. He was born in Kenosha October 12, 1870. He was educated in the old St. George School and in the High School of Kenosha, and he started out in life as a clerk in his father’s store. Later he went to work with the Bain Wagon Company. As a boy he ran to all the fires and just as soon as he was old enough he enlisted in the…

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