New York Will Research Fire Laws

Issue 8 and Volume 106.

New York Will Research Fire Laws Gov. Thomas E. Dewey in July appointed seven members to a thirteenman temporary State Commission on fire laws and designated State Senator S. Wentworth Horton of Greenport as chairman. The commission was created by the 1953 legislature to study fire protection problems in rural and suburban areas and to review laws relating to volunteer firemen. Appointed by Gov. Dewey are: Stephen Fox, New Hyde Park, president of the Association of Fire Districts of the State; Charles Mangan, Great Neck, L. I., a banker; Morgan Strong, Albany, executive secretary of the New York State Conference of Mayors; William A. Reed of Hamilton, Colgate University; J. Willis Barett, Williamson, attorney; Albert J. Foley, Dunkirk, chairman, law committee and attorney for the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York and Edward F. N. Uthe, Coeymans, acting executive secretary and treasurer of the Association of Towns of…

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