Leadership

CHIEF MURPHY OF BUFFALO TO RETIRE ON APRIL 1

Issue 13 and Volume 75.

CHIEF MURPHY OF BUFFALO TO RETIRE ON APRIL 1 To Give Up Office After Long Service— No Successor Yet Named—Will Not Affect I. A. F. E. Convention Arrangements CHIEF EDWARD P. MURPHY, of the fire department of Buffalo, N. Y., it has been announced, is to retire from his office as head of the department on April 1.* As yet, there has been no official designation as to his successor. Chief Murphy is a veteran fire-fighter, and is one of the best known chiefs in the United States. He joined the Buffalo fire department in 1886, and has, consequently, served for thirty-eight years. He has been at the head of the Buffalo department for thirteen years, having been appointed in 1911. Chief Murphy has been a member of the International Association of Fire Engineers for a number of years, and, at the fiftieth (Jubilee) convention of the association at San…

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