Leadership

Fire Commissioner of Chicago Dead

Issue 10 and Volume 86.

Fire Commissioner of Chicago Dead Daniel J. Carmody, Acting Fire Commissioner of Chicago, Ill., died last month of a heart attack while talking with friends before making an inspection tour of the Fire Department. He was fifty-four years old and had seen thirtytwo years of service in the department. He joined the force in 1901 as a driver and became a lieutenant in 1907. Three years later he was promoted to Captain. Then followed advancement to Battalion Chief, Division Marshall, Drill Master and then Chief Deputy Marshal. In 1931 the late Mayor Cermak appointed Carmody to the post of Acting Commissioner. In 1929, Mr. Carmody organized the drill school.

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