Leadership

Murdock New Chief Philadelphia Water Bureau

Issue 5 and Volume 75.

Murdock New Chief Philadelphia Water Bureau Alexander Murdock, who up to last June was city engineer of Chicago, Ill., has been appointed by Mayor Kendrick of Philadelphia, as chief of the bureau of water of that city in place of Fred C. Dunlap, the former incumbent. Mr. Murdock assumed his new duties on January 24, one of his first acts being to attend a conference on the water situation called by the Mayor, others present being George W. Fuller, C. E., New York City; Joseph F. Hasskarl; Director Biles and S. M. Swabb, C. E. In referring to the appointment of Mr. Murdock, Mayor Kendrick said: “I feel that Philadelphia is fortunate in procuring Mr. Murdock’s services. He is a man of remarkable ability and made a splendid record while city engineer of Chicago.”

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