McEachern Chief of Columbus, Ga.
Monte McEachern has been elected Chief of the Columbus, Ga., Fire Department, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the late Chief D. B. Copeland.
He joined the Fire Department in October, 1902, and ever since has had a steady rise. He was made captain in 1907 and five years later was promoted to Assistant Chief.
When Chief Copeland died recently, the City Manager appointed Mr. McEachern as Acting Chief. On April 6, the City Commissioners elected him Chief of the Department.
W. B. Miller was made First Assistant Chief and W. M. Miles Second Assistant Chief.