Michigan Firemen Meet in Lansing
Gov. William Comstock, of Michigan, and Mayor Max Templeton, of Lansing, welcomed the fifty-ninth annual convention and the fifth annual fire college, of the Michigan State Firemen’s Association that was held in Lansing, July 17-20.
Dean H. B. Dirks, of the state college, spoke on the future of the fire college. C. E. Gauss, Commissioner of Insurance, was on the opening session program.
Chief L. O. Knowles, Freeport, spoke on rural fire protection. and Sam Robinson. Assistant State Eire Marshal, talked on cooperation between Fire Departments and the State Fire Marshal. John Strohm, Fire Marshal, spoke on “Publicity for Fire Prevention.”
The new officers are J. N. Clark, Zeeland. President; Ernest Daunter, Assistant Chief, Jackson. First Vice-President; Rudolph Welsh, Chief, South Haven. Second Vice-President; Charles V. Lane, Charlotte, Secretary. The 1934 convention will be held in Manistee.