Leadership

Commissioner Estabrook Dead

Issue 12 and Volume 85.

Commissioner Estabrook Dead Fire Commissioner Willard W. Estabrook, of Brookline, Mass., died on December 3 at the Deaconess Hospital after a fall in his home the previous day when he suffered a broken hip. He was born October 5, 1867. He was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and had served as Fire Commissioner in the town of Brookline for twentyeight years, having been reappointed last summer for a three-year term. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Massachusetts, the Box 52 Association of Boston, the New England Association of Fire Chiefs, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon. December 5, in his late residence, 31 Parkman Street, Brookline. The Rev. Abbott Peterson, of the First Parish Unitarian Church, of Brookline, officiated. There was a large attendance of fire chiefs and city…

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