Leadership

Ex-Chief Glenn Huffstetler Dies

Issue 9 and Volume 97.

Ex-Chief Glenn Huffstetler Dies Former Chief Glenn Huffstetler of the Maryville, Tenn., Fire Department died suddenly of a heart attack on June 26, in Atlanta, Ga. He had gone there on a business trip and took sick in his hotel room just a few hours before his death. Chief Huffstetler was appointed head of the Fire Department by the Board of Commissioners in 1918, and serve! in that position until his retirement in 1936. During his eighteen years as head of the department many improvements were brought about, the department advancing from a hand drawn hose reel to a modern motorized department. It has been considered for many years one of the most modern semi-paid departments in the State of Tennessee. Chief Huffstetler was president of Huffstetler & Company, a large lumber and building supply business and also owner of the Greenback Mills. He was very active in civic affiairs,…

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