Capt. Mulligan of New Haven Honored
Firemen from all parts of Connecticut attended a state-wide testimonial dinner to Capt. Eugene J. Mulligan of the New Haven Fire Department at Wilcox’s Pier Restaurant, West Haven, Conn., September 28, to honor his election as President of the Connecticut State Firemen’s Association.
Heading the list of speakers was Lieut. Governor T. Frank Hayes, who praised the firemen of Connecticut for the service they are rendering annually to keep down the fire losses in their respective communities.
Others who addressed the five hundred friends of Capt. Mulligan were Mayor John W. Murphy, New Haven; Chief Lawrence E. Reif, New Haven Fire Department: Rev. Michael J. Thompson, West Haven, Chaplain of the Connecticut State Firemen’s Association: William Miller, Wallingford, State Commander of the American Legion, of which Captain Mulligan is a member and J. Portland Graham, Waterbury. President of the Brass City Arm and Hammer Club.
Friends of Capt. Mulligan in the New Haven Fire Department presented him with a wrist watch.