Ex-Chief Magee of Dallas, Tex., Dead
Hugh F. Magee, formerly Chief of the Dallas, Tex., Fire Department and a former President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, died at his home at the age of seventy-one, as the result of diseased kidneys.
He became ill seven weeks prior to his death and was taken to a local hospital where two operations were performed. During a two-week’s rest period at his home, apparently much improved, he contracted pneumonia.
Chief Magee was born in Mississippi but came to Dallas forty-five years ago. He joined the Fire Department in 1892 and became Chief six years later. Chief Magee retired in 1919 to enter the real estate business. He was SecretaryTreasurer of the Dallas Realty & Loan Company.
Mr. Magee was a life member of the Southwestern Chiefs’ Association and of the Woodmen of the World. He is survived by his widow, three daughters, a sister and three brothers.