N. H. Chiefs Meet in Concord
The first meeting of the newly formed New Hampshire Fire Chiefs’ Club was held at the Eagle Hotel in Concord, with sixty-seven persons present at the luncheon. Eightyseven names were entered on the charter roll.
Alfred E. Miner, of the Massachusetts Safety Council, spoke on “Fire Prevention.” Others who spoke included Charles “Sandy” Chapman of the Gamewell Company, and Louis Clarner, Jr., of the New Hampshire Board of Fire Underwriters.
Officers of the new organization are: President, Chief H. J. Monahan, Berlin; First Vice-President, Chief Carroll M. Nash, Dover; Second Vice-President, Chief E. B. Riley, Keene; Secretary-Treasurer, Chief Albert C. Melendy, Nashua; Sergeant-at-Arms, H. D. Hilchey, Bedford; Board of Directors, Chiefs Charles H. French, of Manchester, William J. Happny, of Concord, Arthur W. Spring, of Laconia. William F. Woods, of Portsmouth and Fred M. Sargent, of Sunapee.
Meetings will be held bi-monthly throughout the year. At an early date there will be a joint meeting with the Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Club to be held in Nashua.