Melendy Chief of Nashua
Albert C. Melendy has been appointed Chief of the Fire Department, Nashua. N. H., to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James E. Smith.
Chief Melendy started his fire Department activities as a torch boy, June 1, 1885. On October 1, 1889 the department elected him a call man.
Three years later he was elected a permanent fireman and chosen driver of Hose No. 1; two months later he was transferred as driver of Engine No. 1. On July 1,
1894 he was shifted to Ladder No. 2. Mr. Melendy was promoted to Engineer of Chemical No. 1 on June 1,
1896 and Captain on February 1, 1908. He was elected Deputy Chief on May 1, 1918.
On April 28, 1931, he was chosen Chief of the department.