Commissioner Reilly, Boston, Honored
Fire Commissioner William Arthur Reilly, Boston, was elected Vice-President of the Massachusetts Safety Council in charge of l ire Prevention Activities for the year 1939.
This is the first time that a Boston Fire Commissioner has been elected to this position and it is considered as a recognition of the work done in Fire Prevention by the city of Boston during the year 1938. The United States Chamber of Commerce awarded Boston first prize, as the city which has shown the greatest improvement in fire prevention activities during 1938 and it likewise awarded Boston first prize among the cities of Massachusetts for its activities during Fire Prevention Week in 1938.
Commissioner Reilly succeeds Alfred N. Miner, prominent Boston insurance man.