Leadership

Preliminary I.A.F.C. Conference Report

Issue 9 and Volume 112.

Preliminary I.A.F.C. Conference Report “TERRIFIC” was a common term used by 2,352 delegates and guests in describing the four-day 86th Annual Conference of the International Association of Fire Chiefs in Grand Rapids, Mich., which ended September 3. The meeting was marked by excellent technical sessions which began and ended promptly on the “advertised,” some of the finest entertainment ever seen at a conference, and one of the most colorful and extensive exhibits by 150 manufacturers of fire fighting equipment and apparatus. In addition, the more than 500 ladies who attended were royally entertained at specially arranged events. Host Chief and Mrs. Adrian Meyers and the committees of the Grand Rapids Fire Department and the Michigan Fire Chiefs Association were accorded special thanks by the entire assembly for their efforts. Officers elected for the ensuing year are: Chief A. H. Lintelman, Baytown, Tex., president; Chief W. J. Taylor, Burbank, Calif., first…

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