Oklahoma Firemen Hold Convention

Issue 7 and Volume 85.

Oklahoma Firemen Hold Convention Registration at the thirty-eighth annual convention of the Oklahoma State Firemen’s Association, showed that there were 338 persons present and that 164 departments were represented. The convention was held in McAlester, Okla., June 1-3. Members of the Oklahoma City Fire Department demonstrated radio as applied to fire departments. The convention hall was wired with aerial, and instruments were placed so that the visitors could see the operations and hear instructions being sent and picked up. J. G. Read, State Insurance Commissioner, spoke on “The Firemen’s Pension Fund.” Chief J. Ray Pence presented a paper on “Rural Fire Departments.” The outstanding talk was by Capt. Raymond Granger, of Tulsa, and so many requests were received for copies of the paper, that the association will send it out in pamphlet form to all its members. George B. Goff, Chief of Oklahoma City, was elected Third Vice-President. All of…

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