Bilby Named Montclair Fire Chief
Assistant Fire Chief Aythur W. Bilby has been named Chief of the Montclair, N. J., Fire Department, succeeding John H. Graham, who retired recently.
Chief Bilby was appointed to the Fire Department on November 1, 1914. He was a fireman for nine years and then was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Three years later he was promoted to the rank of captain. He was made assistant chief in July, 1941. For eighteen years Chief Bilby has been in charge of the department’s training school.