Leadership

Obituaries

Issue 2 and Volume 113.

Obituaries F. A. Leicher F. A. Leicher, president of the Luverne Fire Aparatus Co., and a pioneer auto maker, died at Luveme, Minn, on January 9. A wagon maker by trade, Mr. Leicher founded the Luveme Automobile Co., and first turned out a one-cylinder “motorized carriage” in 1905. His most famous car was the “Big Brown Luveme” which had a six-cylinder engine and sold throughout the Mid-West during the early days of automobiles. Mr. Leicher began to make fire trucks in 1916 and spent the remainder of his life making fire equipment. H. M. Leighton, NBFU Harry M. Leighton, 76, a retired special agent for the National Board of Fire Underwriters, died January 6 in Orinda, Calif., where he resided. He was an arson investigator on the West Coast prior to his retirement in 1950. A. F. Siebert Albert F. Siebert, 81, president of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis.,…

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