Florida Firemen Elect Torres
All attendance records of the Florida State Firemen’s Association were broken at the 13th annual convention held at Fort Lauderdale, at which Benn Torres of Tampa was elected President.
Following the business session on the opening day, there was a motor tour of the city, and a visit to the Lion Farm. Following a barbecue, a dance was held at the Las Olas pavilion. More than 250 firemen had registered.
The new officers are in addition to President Torres. Marvin Townsend, St. Augustine. Vice-President; F. C. Pfaender, Chattahoochie, Secretary; M. A. Pfaender, Winter Haven. Statistician; B. B. Hart, Daytona, Treasurer. The next convention of the association will be held at Tampa.