Chief Humphreys of Pittsburgh Resigns

Chief Humphreys of Pittsburgh Resigns

After 21 years and four months of continuous active service as chief of the Pittsburgh fire department Chief Miles Humphries will retire on a pension, his retirement dating from February 1. He never served in an inferior position in the department, being appointed chief and raised from the ranks of the old volunteer fire company in 1892. At the same time many other changes that will prove a big shake up in the department of public safety will take place. Director John M. Morin, of the department, will resign and it is said John H. Dailey, secretary to Mayor Magee, will be appointed to succeed him. Tt is also said that Assistant Fire Chief Coates will succeed Chief Humphries, and that a general move up of captains and lieutenants in the fire department will result.

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