Leadership

Chief Nissen of Winsfon-Salem Dead

Issue 12 and Volume 85.

Chief Nissen of Winsfon-Salem Dead H. E. Nissen, Chief of Fire Department at WinstonSalem, N. C., for nineteen years, died on November 28 as the result of an automobile accident. The sedan in which he was riding collided with a bus while the Chief was responding to a fire alarm. The force of the crash hurled the car against an electric power pole. The front door of the sedan was knocked off and both Chief Nissen and his driver were thrown out. The Chief’s head was pinned beneath the front fender and badly crushed. He was taken to the City Hospital where he died twenty minutes after the accident without regaining consciousness. Chief Nissen was born in Winston-Salem, November 22, 1873. He was educated at the Salem schools and as a young man joined a volunteer fire company in Salem. When Winston and Salem were consolidated in May, 1913, Chief…

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