Leadership

Chief Rozetta of Nashville Passes Away

Issue 4 and Volume 68.

Chief Rozetta of Nashville Passes Away Chief Antonio Alonzo Rozetta of the fire department of Nashville, Tenn., died on Wednesday night, July 22, 1920, after an illness of only ten days, having suffered from carbuncles on his back. Chief Rozetta had been in ill health for several years, but owing to his strong vitality had not been confined to his bed until the attack which resulted in his death. Chief Rozetta was born in Genoa, Italy, fifty-six years ago. His parents brought him to the United States when he was four years of age and settled in Louisville, Ky. Five years later the family moved to Nashville, where the chief has resided ever since. His death closes a service of thirty-six years in the Nashville department, more than twenty of which he has been at its head. He entered the department at the age of twenty years under Chief Stocked.…

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