Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 13 and Volume 76.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted by “He that questioneth much shall learn much ”—BACON NOTE—Readers of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. I. A. F. E. Presidents Who Have Served More than One Term To the Editor: I wonder if you can tell me who was the first president of the International Association of Fire Engineers; and too, has a president, since the association was first started, ever served more than one term ? Yours very truly, R. M. N. Answer: Chief John S. Damrell, of Boston, was the first president of the I. A. F. E., elected in 1873. There are only two instances where a president served more than one term. Chief Miles S. Humphreys, of Pittsburgh was elected in 1900 and reelected in 1901, and Chief W. R.…

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