Myers, Chief of Maywood, Cal., Dead Samuel O. Myers, Chief of the Maywood, Cal., Fire Department and at one time a Lieutenant of the Indianapolis Fire Department, died following an accident in which his car failed to follow a turn in a road. He was born in Anderson, Ind., August 11, 1870. On May 19, 1901, he became a member of the Indianapolis Fire Department and a Lieutenant on November 23, 1911. He resigned December 1, 1920, and came to Maywood. He was appointed fire warden in 1922 and Chief on November 1, 1927. He is survived by his widow, a daughter and a granddaughter. E. F. Whitmer, formerly of the Seattle, Wash., Fire Department has been appointed the new Chief of Maywood.