Leadership

H. J. Hickey, Boston, Dead

Issue 2 and Volume 89.

H. J. Hickey, Boston, Dead Herbert J. Hickey, Executive Secretary of the Boston, Mass., Fire Department, died suddenly on January 8. He was appointed on January 16, 1911; promoted to Secretary on May 28, 1920, and to Executive Secretary on December 17, 1926. Affable and pleasant in manner, he had a host of friends and rendered highly efficient service in a difficult post under a number of different administrations and Fire Commissioners. The funeral was held from his late residence, 29 Adams Street, Dorchester, on January 11 with a solemn high mass of requiem in St. Peter’s Church, Meeting House Hill. There was an escort of thirty firemen under command of District Chief Daniel J. Hurley. Among those attending the services were Fire Commissioner Edward F. McLoughlin, former Fire Commissioners Theodore A. Glynn, Eugene C. Hultman, Eugene M. McSweeney, Joseph P. Manning, and Thomas F. Sullivan; Acting Chief Thomas H.…

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