McKinney, Chief of Rome, Ga.

McKinney, Chief of Rome, Ga.

W. T. McKinney, whose appointment as Chief of Rome, Ga., was announced in the June issue of FIRE ENGINEERING, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Chief Taylor, entered the department in 1927.

Chief W. T. McKinney

He was appointed Engineer in 1930; Assistant Chief on January 5, 1937, and Chief on May 11, 1938.

Chief Horace L. Taylor died of a blood infection.

McKinney, Chief of Rome, Ga.

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McKinney, Chief of Rome, Ga.

Assistant Chief W. T. McKinney was appointed Chief of the Rome, Ga., Fire Department on May 12 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the late Chief Horace L. Taylor: Capt. W. H. Cooper was appointed Assistant Chief.

Chief Taylor, forty-nine years old, died from a blood infection caused by a carbuncle. He had been connected with the department since 1910. He was a director of the Georgia Fire College, and held membership in the I. A. F. C. and the Southeastern Fire Chiefs’ Association.

The Late Chief H. L. Taylor