Leadership

EX-CHIEF SNAGG, OF WATERBURY, DIES

Issue 26 and Volume 73.

EX-CHIEF SNAGG, OF WATERBURY, DIES Veteran Fire Fighter of Connecticut City Who Served Fifty Years in the Fire Department Passes Away—Was Chief Thirty-two Years EX-CHIEF SAMUEL C. SNAGG, retired, who served for thirty-two years as head of the Waterbury, Conn., fire department, passed away at his home in that city on June 23 after an illness of two years. Chief Snagg was born in Westport. R. I., November 19, 1846, and moved to Waterbury in 1856. He was educated at the local school, and on March 5, 1862, after two previous unsuccessful attempts, enlisted at New Haven in Company C, First Regiment, heavy artillery, for three years and served in spite of the fact that he was under age. being in the Yorktown, Fair Oaks and Malvern Hill engagements. He was mustered out and returned to Waterbury to follow the trade of machinist until he was appointed a member of…

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