Leadership

Bache New Chief of Louisville, Ky.

Issue 14 and Volume 75.

Bache New Chief of Louisville, Ky. The new chief of the Louisville, Ky., fire department, succeeding the late Chief Arnold Neuensch wander, who passed away on February 21 last, is Former Assistant Chief Alexander Bache. At the same time that this promotion was made the board of safety of the city announced three other promotions, those of Captain Joseph A. Adams, battalion chief of the Third District, as assistant chief, Captain George Albert, No. 4 Hook and Ladder Company as battalion chief and Captain Edward H. Stilz, Captain No. 2 Hook and Ladder Company, also as battalion chief. It is said that substantial increases in salary to those promoted will be the result of these changes. The chief of the department receives an annual salary of $4,000. Chief Bache joined the department as a substitute ladder man at the age of seventeen, being assigned to old No. 1 hook and…

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