Killian Chief of Fort Worth On retirement of Chief S. Ferguson of the Fort Worth, Tex., Fire Department, Capt. C. C. Killian was appointed to fill the vacancy. Chief Ferguson was retired on half pay with the rank of Chief Emeritus. Chief Killian was born and reared on a farm in Central West Texas, and attended John Tarlton Agricultural College at Stephenville, Texas. After leaving Tarlton College he moved to Fort Worth in 1918. He joined the Fire Department August 1, 1922, and was appointed Lieutenant August 6, 1926: Captain, September 7, 1938. Chief Kilian is forty one years of age, married, and has one son. He is VicePresident of the Forth Worth Firemen’s Relief and Benevolent Association.