Issue 9 and Volume 117.

NAMES IN THE NEWS DEPARTMENTS Holbrook Named Honorary Doctor of Science Chief Donald Holbrook, Nleadowood County Area Fire Department, N. H., was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree on June 21 at commencement exercises at New England College, Henniker, N. H. Chief Holbrook, who has been active in the International Association of Fire Chiefs, particularly in volunteer affairs, was cited for his efforts in contributing to the safety and welfare of the citizens of the Keene, N. H., area through the Meadowood Fire Department, and for his efforts in forwarding knowledge of fire fighting in this and other countries. As far as is known, this is the first time such an academic honor has been bestowed upon a fire chief. Staggs Chief at Brea, Calif. Kenneth Staggs, assistant chief of the Covina, Calif., Fire Department, was appointed chief of the Brea, Calif., Fire Department on August 10. He competed…

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