Henry Douglass, Worcester, Dead
Henry Douglass, former Deputy Chief of the Worcester, Mass., Fire Department, died at the age of seventy-two, one year following his retirement. He had been ill for three months.
Early in life he went to sea on a sailing vessel of which his uncle was master. For a time he was on a ship trading along the coast of the Far East.
He came to Worcester in 1889 and became a call fireman in 1895. He became a Captain on May 5. 1909 and a District Chief in 1920. Two years later he was promoted to Deputy Chief.
Chief Douglass was a thirty-second degree Mason.
He is survived by his widow and a son who joined the Fire Department on March 3, 1937.