Friendship Fire Association Elects Officers
The annual election meeting of the Friendship Fire Association was recently held at the Association’s Headquarters, Engine Company Number One, 1643 K Street, N. W. Dr. Edward R. Gookin, prominent Washington eye specialist, was reelected Chief for the third consecutive year. Other officers included, Lester Steinem, Corporation Counselor, Deputy Chief; Roy Wiseman, Chief Secretary; Elmer Schloeder, Chief Historian and Chief Treasurer, and Dr. William D. Claudy, Chief Publicist.
Friendship Fire Association is an organization of professional men whose interest in fires and fire fighting have led them to further the purposes of the D. C. Fire department in every possible way. They have recently completed a map project for the Transfer Officer of the District of Columbia Fire Department, which enables him to spot the movements of companies by means of electrically controlled signals.