Kavanagh, Chief of Amsterdam, N. Y.
Assistant Chief Matthew J. Kavanagh, of the Amsterdam, N. Y., Fire Department, has been advanced to Chief to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the late Chief James J. Stewart a few months ago.
He entered the department on September 11, 1903. On March 15, 1930, he was promoted to the rank of ,Assistant Chief.
Capt. Louis H. Conrad, who has been promoted to Assistant Chief, has been with the department for nearly twentyfive years. He has served as Captain for the past nine years.