Leadership

DEPUTY CHIEF J. J. McELLIGOTT MADE ASSISTANT CHIEF N. Y. F. D.

Issue 4 and Volume 84.

DEPUTY CHIEF J. J. McELLIGOTT MADE ASSISTANT CHIEF N. Y. F. D. Fills Post Vacated by the Resignation of Assistant Chief *‘Smoky” Joe Martin — Has Had Interesting and Noteworthy Fire Record DEPUTY CHIEF JOHN J. McELLIGOTT of the Marine Division, New York Fire Department, has been designated Assistant Chief of Department to succeed Joseph B. Martin who retired on his own application on a pension last fail. The designation of Chief McElligott is dated back to October 3, 1930, when he assumed the duties and the responsibilities vacated by Chief Martin. Chief McElligott was born the year Assistant Chief Joseph B. Martin became a fireman — 1884. He entered the fire department twentyfive years ago and was assigned to H. & L. Co. No. 8 on the lower west side of Manhattan, in a fire district commanded by the man he now succeeds. Five years in that hazardous and…

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