Leadership

Capt. T. McDonald of Newark Dead

Issue 3 and Volume 83.

Capt. T. McDonald of Newark Dead Thomas McDonald, captain of Truck Company No. 10, Newark, N. J., died at his home following an illness of a month due pneumonia. He was forty-six years old. He entered the department on May 15, 1911, and was assigned to Engine Company No. 5. He was promoted to captain on November 1, 1925. Chief John J. Towey said of him: “He was one of the most studious and zealous members of the department and was an unselfish volunteer instructor of many young firemen.” Captain McDonald was a radio enthusiast and was a charter member of a local radio club conducted by the Newark Evening News. Funeral services were held at the Sacred Heart Church. They were in charge of Battalion Chief Charles E. Storch, and it was attended by Chief Towey and the Newark Fire Department Band. The captain was buried in Fairmount Cemetery.…

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