Ohio Chiefs Hold 3-Day Convention

Issue 7 and Volume 86.

Ohio Chiefs Hold 3-Day Convention More than four hundred fire-fighters attended the sixteenth annual convention of the Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association held in Mansfield, June 13-15. “Over-Insurance from the Company Standpoint,” was discussed by W. H. G. Kegg, Secretary, Lumberman’s Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Mansfield. Richard E. Vernor, Manager Fire Prevention Dpartment, Western Actuarial Bureau, spoke on “The Fire Service in the New Deal.” Josepah A. Kirby, District Chief, Dayton, spoke on “Police and Firemen’s Pensions.” A memorial address for a deceased member was given by District Chief Joseph Kirby of Dayton, Ohio. Short talks were also given by Fred Baer, President, International Association of Fire Fighters, and by Charles Strickler, retired captain from Columbus. The President’s annual address and the appointment of committees then preceded the adjournment for lunch. Tuesday evening a long parade through the city of Mansfield was featured with the Mansfield, Ohio. High School State Championship…

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