Leadership

MONROE AGAIN AT HEAD OF SAVANNAH FIRE DEPARTMENT

Issue 6 and Volume 77.

MONROE AGAIN AT HEAD OF SAVANNAH FIRE DEPARTMENT Is Appointed by Incoming Administration —Was Removed in 1923 Without Cause— Chief Blanton, Now Removed, Took His Place JOHN H. MONROE is the new chief of Savannah, Ga. He was elected to his office, at the incoming of a new city administration, on January 27, succeeding Chief Walter S. Rlanton. At the same time Captain George H. Johnson, of Chemical Company No. 1, was elected third assistant chief, filling the vacancy caused by the resignation of Third Assistant Chief Leo Walsh, who has retired. This is not Chief Monroe’s first experience. He served previously and was ousted from his position as head of the Savannah fire department on January 24, 1923, on account of another political upheaval. and with the incoming administration Chief Blanton was made his successor. Now, in the game of battledore and shuttlecock, Chief Monroe is back at the…

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