Leadership

Chief Yates Nominated for Mayor

Issue 14 and Volume 74.

Chief Yates Nominated for Mayor Chief Henry R. Yates, of Schenectady, N. Y., was nominated at the primary election of the Democratic party in that city on September 18 as candidate for mayor of the city at the coming election. Chief Yates was born in Schenectady fifty-one years ago and comes of an old American family. He has served in the fire department of Schenectady for thirty-three years, and his efficient administration of the fire department of the city is well known. In accepting the nomination Chief Yates said in part: “I feel that a great honor has been bestowed upon me, and if elected a great responsibility will fall upon my shoulders. I feel it my duty at this time to assure all Schenectadians that in permitting my name to appear on the primary ballot it was with a thorough understanding that in case I am the choice of…

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