Leadership

Boyer Heads Ironwood Fire Department

Issue 2 and Volume 79.

Boyer Heads Ironwood Fire Department The new head of the Ironwood, Mich., Fire Department is Will Boyer, who succeeds Chief Ernest Dear, retired. The City last April adopted the commission-manager form of government, with Isaac Chouinard as director of public safety. Under the new form of government of Ironwood, Mr. Boyer bears the unusual title of “Captain” as applied to the head of the fire department. The director of public safety of the city is in charge of both fire and police departments, and the heads under his authority bear the titles of “captain” instead of “chief.” Captain Will Boyer has a record of long service, having been connected with the fire department of Ironwood since 1895. Mr. Boyer served as a full paid man from 1901, Captain William Boyer, Head of Ironfilling the positions of wood, Mich., Fire Department, driver and foreman and finally being made chief, which post…

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