Leadership

Brooklyn Fire Chaplain Dead

Issue 2 and Volume 84.

Brooklyn Fire Chaplain Dead A service of twenty-eight years as Chaplain in the New York Fire Department was brought to a close with the death of the Rev. Harry A. Handel, minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Three years ago he underwent several operations from which he never recovered sufficiently to resume active duty. He will be accorded the funeral honors of a Chief of Battalion. The body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Taunton, England, where he ws born. Mr. Handel came to this country as a young man and received his schooling for the Church at St. Stephen’s College. Anandale, N. Y., and at the General Theological Seminary, where he was ordained in 1896. After his ordination he served for several years as a missionary in the mining and ranching districts of Colorado, and while there he became a warm friend of the late President Roosevelt…

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