Leadership

Mark A. Lawton Dead

Issue 12 and Volume 91.

Mark A. Lawton Dead Mark A. Lawton, President of Andrew J. Morse & Son, and maker of fire department supplies, active in the development of a number of fire department appliances, died in Boston recently at the age of 77 years. He was born in Waltham, attended public schools in Newton and completed his education at the Massachusetts Instite of Technology. In 1892 he became Assistant Engineer, New York Steam Company and he was Superintendent of Station B. In 1901 he gave up business in New York City and joined Andrew J. Morse & Son. Many of the department devices are the result of his engineering work. One of the most outstanding designs is the Invincible Nozzle, which was developed to take the place of the Monitor Nozzle. He designed and tested the Invincible Nozzlefor New York City’s new fireboat, “Fire Fighter.” Testimonial Dinner to Chief Roy E. Mottesheard, New…

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