Barrett Made Deputy Chief

Barrett Made Deputy Chief

Frank J. Barrett has been appointed Deputy Chief of the Minneapolis, Minn., Fire Department, in which position he will be in command of the Department when Chief Earl Traeger is off duty. Chief Barrett is a veteran fire fighter of 28 years experience.

Deputy Chief F. J. Barrett

He joined the Minneapolis Department in 1913, was made lieutenant in 1922, captain in 1927, battalion chief in 1932 and deputy chief in July, 1941. Chief Barrett served overseas with the U. S. Army engineer corps for 16 months during the World War.

In his promotional examinations in the fire department, he was third in the list for lieutenant, second on the list for captain and first in the list for battalion chief. Promotion to Deputy Chief was by appointment.

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