Leadership

Obituaries

Issue 5 and Volume 110.

Obituaries Mrs. Calvin M. Johnson Ess Johnson, widow of Chief Calvin M. Johnson of the Knoxville, Tenn., Fire Department, died on April 22 after a long illness. She was 70 years of age. Prior to her illness, she accompanied her husband to many conferences of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Chief Joseph Zale Joseph Zale, 54, chief of the Gary, Ind., Fire Department since 1952, died of a stroke March 19. Chief Zale joined the Gary Fire Department in 1935 and advanced through the ranks to the post of chief. He was a member of the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. A brother of Tony Zale, former world’s middleweight champion, Chief Zale had been a champion amateur boxer and an AAU commissioner, Assistant Chief John Massa has been named acting chief of the Gary Department pending final action by city officials. Veteran Fire…

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