CHIEF BUCKLEY, CHICAGO, DEAD
Head of Fire Department Passes Away from Acute Gastritis Brought on by Exposure and Inhaling Smoke at a Fire
AS we go to press word has been received by telegraph that Fire Marshal Edward J. Buckley, chief of Chicago, died on January 28 of acute gastritis, brought on by exposure and smoke inhaled at a fire early on the morning of January 23. Chief Buckley was called from his bed on that occasion. He was stricken on the way back from the fire, and forced to take to his bed. He suffered from severe hemorrhages and was removed to Grant Hospital. There he died on Wednesday. Assistant Fire Marshal Arthur Seyferlich is acting chief.