Leadership

F. M. GRISWOLD, DEAN OF HOSE COUPLING STANDARDIZATION, DEAD

Issue 18 and Volume 71.

F. M. GRISWOLD, DEAN OF HOSE COUPLING STANDARDIZATION, DEAD Chairman of the Original Committee on Standard-ization of Hose Coupling Threads Dies in Garden City at an Advanced Age-Long Service in Cause The cause of Standardization of Hose Coupling Threads lost one of its most ardent workers and one probably who has done more for it than any other individual, in the death of Florence Mahoney Griswold, general inspector of the Home Insurance Company, at Garden City, L. I., N. Y., on April 25, from dilation of the heart at the advanced age of 78 years. Mr. Griswold was horn in Hoboken, and served in the Civil War as a member of the 93rd Ohio Infantry. He became special agent of the North American Fire Insurance Company after the war. and in 1875 became general inspector of the Home Insurance Company. The following excerpt is taken from FIRE AND WATER ENOINEERING…

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