Leadership

Assistant Chief Shearwood Retires

Issue 1 and Volume 99.

Assistant Chief Shearwood Retires Friends and associates of Assistant Chief Edward R. Shearwood, Cincinnati, Ohio, Fire Department, gave him a farewell celebration at the Cuvier Press Club upon his retirement from the department after 46 years of service. The farewell dinner was sponsored by the Box Thirteen Associates and was attended by Mayor James G. Stewart. City Manager W. R. Kellogg, Safety Director Oris E. Hailton and Fire Chief Barney J. Houston. Marshal Shearwood joined the department in 1899, was made lieutenant seven years later, and in 1911 was promoted to captain. In 1917 he was, named district marshal and in 1929 advanced to rank of assistant chief. (Thanks Pat Holz). Appointments and Promotions LeRoy Deacy was elected chief of the Red Bank, N. J., Fire Department at its annual meeting in December. Leslie Hendrickson, returned war veteran, has been appointed deputy chief of the Storm Lake, Ia., Fire Department,…

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