Jordan Grant Dies
Jordan W. Grant, consultant to the Akron Brass Manufacturing Company and inventor of the Grant Multiversal Nozzle, died at his home in Portsmouth, Va., on November 14. Mr. Grant was an old timer in the fire field and was known as the “Big Injun.”
He started in the fire engine business in the old steamer days and was with the Amoskeag Fire Engine Company of Manchester, N. H. He was also with the Nott Fire Engine Company in Minneapolis, Minn. He spent several years with the Southern Manager of the American LaFrance Company in Atlanta, Ga. After that he had charge of the Norfolk Navy Yard Machine Shop. He served as Master Mechanic at the Portsmouth, Virginia, Fire Department until his retirement.
In 1940 he was appointed as consultant to the staff of the Akron Brass Manufacturing Company of Wooster, Ohio.
Mr. Grant was in his seventy-third year.