George T. Boughner Retires
Fire Marshal George T. Boughner, Grand Rapids, Mich., retired on his seventy-second birthday, after fifty years in the fire service. He joined the department on September 23, 1888.
He was given a banquet on the eve of his retirement by the Fire Prevention Division, and the Grand Rapids Association of Insurance Agents. He was presented with a traveling bag. The offshift marched to Boughner’s home in a body and presented him with a gold watch and chain, and for Mrs. Boughner, a basket of flowers.