Ex-Chief Jenkin Daniels Dead
Jenkin Daniels. Fire Chief Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, died April 5, at the age of seventy-nine. For several weeks previous to his death, he was confined to his bed. He had served the city for forty-four years before he retired on March 17, 1926.
He joined the department in 1882 and two years later was advanced to Captain. For more than twenty years. Mr. Daniels was assistant to Henry Heinmiller, then head of the Fire Department. When Charles J. Lauer died. Daniels was advanced to head of the department and he served at that post until he retired.
Chief Daniels was a thirty-second degree Mason, a Shriner and was active in the affairs of this fraternal order.