Chief Cody of Atlanta Honored

Issue 15 and Volume 79.

Chief Cody of Atlanta Honored Prominent members of the city and fire departments of Atlanta, Ga., gathered on July 6 at the Ansley Hotel to honor Chief William B. Cody on his sixty-eighth birthday and his forty-eight years of service in the department. Many of the officials present were able to recall July 3, 1878. the day when the chief first joined the fire department. At one end of the long table sat Chief Cody flanked on either side by former chief W. B. Cummings, and W. B. Cody, Jr., and L. R. Cody, sons of the present chief. Nearby sat the Mayor and members of the hoard of fin-masters. Mayor Sitns spoke of the great service that Chief Cody rendered the city in his many years. He said, “The reward of a public official is not in money hut in the knowledge that he has done his duty faithfully…

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