Persons in the News

Issue 2 and Volume 105.

Persons in the News Hall Heads Naval Academy Force Russell R. Hall has been promoted to Chief of the U. S. Naval Academy’s Fire Department. Annapolis, Md., it is announced by Lieut. Comm. John S. Weiler, USN Security Officer, Severn River Naval Command. Official U. S. Navy Photo Chief Hall, who won the post by competitive examination, replaced W. T. Owens, who retired to accept a position with the University of Maryland Fire Extension. Chief Hall served in the Naval Academy Department for six years. During his three years in the Army in World War II, Hall worked with Bradley Field, Conn., fire fighters and in the European Theatre of Operations. Poole Greenville Chief James Edward Poole has been named chief of the Greenville, S. C., Fire Department to succeed Chief J. L. Batson who succumbed to a heart attack at a fire last December. He had been serving as…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now