Issue 8 and Volume 117.

NAMES IN THE NEWS DEPARTMENTS Steele Heads Annapolis Charles H. Steele has been named the first paid chief of the Annapolis, Md., Fire Department following a nationally advertised competitive examination. He assumed his duties on March 16, leaving the Anne Arundel County, Md., Fire Prevention Bureau where he had served for four years as deputy fire inspector. Chief Steele became a volunteer member of the Annapolis Fire Department in 1949. For the past five years he has served as a captain in the Rescue and Hose Company. He is a graduate of the Oklahoma State University fire protection curriculum and serves on the executive committee of the Governor of Maryland’s annual statewide Fire Prevention Conference. Smith Honored by Texas A&M Henry D. Smith, chief of Texas A&M University firemen’s training school, recently received a $1,000 distinguished achievement award from A&M’s Former Students Assn. He was cited for his contribution to…

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