Leadership

Obituaries

Issue 7 and Volume 104.

Obituaries Chief Behrens, of Elmwood Place Fire Chief Fred L. Behrens, 65, who headed the Elmwood Place, Ohio, Fire Department for 30 years, is dead after a short illness. The Chief was widely known for his accomplishments in making the Elmwood Place Fire Department one of the outstanding volunteer organizations in Ohio. He was very active in the Hamilton County Fire Protection Plan. Ex-Chief S. J. Flores Sloan J. Flores, 64, Chief of the Shreveport. La., Fire Department from 1923 to 1946, died at his home June 7, 1951, after a long illness. The former chief, who advanced through all the ranks of the department to become its head, suffered a heart attack in New Orleans last fall from which he never fully recovered. He joined the department in 1906 as hoseman, and was succeeded, following his retirement, by the present chief, Floyd Kendrick. Chief Flores was a past president…

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