T. F. Dougherty, Assistant Chief, N. Y. F. D.

Issue 14 and Volume 80.

T. F. Dougherty, Assistant Chief, N. Y. F. D. Deputy Chief Thomas F. Dougherty of New York City has been designated as Assistant Chief of Department, effective July 1, according to Special Order No. 124, issued by the fire commissioner and the chief of department. Chief Dougherty will shortly receive an increase in salary from $5,500 to $6,500 a year, as is now paid to the other assistant chiefs of department, Joseph B. Martin and Patrick Walsh. For fifteen years Chief Dougherty has been the active head of the Fire College in addition to his routine fire duties in the 5th Division. He has written and lectured extensively on the subject and only recently represented Chief Kenlon at the New England Fire Chiefs convention, where he addressed the convention. He is the inventor of the Dougherty nozzle and the Dougherty life saving bag. He has a son a fireman. He…

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