C. Louis Allen Elected President of the Pyrene Manufacturing Company
The directors of the Pyrene Manufacturing Company, New York, manufacturers of Pyrene fire extinguishers and other fire department and fire protection equipment, last week announced the election of C. Louis Allen, as president, succeeding Darwin R., James, Jr, who retires to become president of the American Chickle. Company. President Allen, who is 32 years old, entered the employ of the Pyrene company as a salesman on January J, 1914. He displayed such a high degree of ability that five months later he was made sales manager and the following June took over the management of the advertising department. Mr. Allen was born in South Dakota and is a graduate of the University of Washington.