Leadership

Obituaries

Issue 6 and Volume 112.

Obituaries Ex-Chief Coyle Retired Fire Chief Thomas L. Coyle 82, Paterson, N. J., died April 11 after a short illness. He joined the Paterson Fire Department in 1904 and was named chief in 1912. He retired in 1946. Chief Coyle was a member of the New Jersey Fire Chiefs Association. Gordon Mullins Gordon R. Mullins, 60, an honorary deputy chief of the New York Fire Department, and for the past seven years a dispatcher in the Manhattan office of the fire department’s Bureau of Research and Communications, died of a heart attack on May 20 in Jamestown, N. Y., where he was attending the Eastern Association of Fire Chiefs conference. Mr. Mullins was widely known as a fire buff and had lectured extensively on the subject of “buffing.” Dr. H. W. Haggard Dr. Howard W. Haggard, an authority on breathing, died on April 22. After completing his internship at New…

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