Leadership

District Chief McDonough, Boston, Dead

Issue 15 and Volume 77.

District Chief McDonough, Boston, Dead District Chief Edward McDonough, of the Boston, Mass., fire department, a son of former Chief Peter F. McDonough, died on March 31 in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston, when pneumonia set in after an operation. He had been on active duty in charge of the west end section of the city up to within about a week of his death. He was born July 27, 1880, and at the age of 15 joined the department as a call man and was assigned to drive the buggy for a district chief. He was made a permanent member of the Boston fire department on Feb. 6, 1903, and assigned to Combination Co. 2. He later served with engines 38-39, engine 4, and engine 27. On March 27, 1914, he was made aid to his father who was then chief of department. He was promoted to lieutenant on August…

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