I. G. Hoagland, Sprinkler Expert, Dead
Ira G. Hoagland, fifty-six years old, and Secretary-Treasurer of the National Automatic Sprinkler Association since it was founded in 1914, died at his home in Brooklyn. N. Y. He was born in Brooklyn, June 14, 1877 and entered the insurance field in 1890 as clerk. From 1912-14 he was editor of “Insurance Engineering and Safety Engineering.” Since that time he devoted his full time to the protective angle of fire insurance.
Mr. Hoagland was a member of the American Water Works Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the National Safety Council, National Fire Protection Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and the Holland Society.
He is survived by his widow, a son and a daughter.