New District Chief in Boston
Announcement was made on February 25 of the promotion of Captain Samuel J. Pope, of Ladder Company No. 1, of the Boston Fire Department, to rank of district chief.
He was appointed to the department of February 24, 1913, and was telegrapher and aid to the late District Chief Edward J. Shallow prior to being made a lieutenant. He became a captain on August 22, 1927. His home is at 57 Washington Street, Charlestown, and he is one of the most popular officers in the Boston Fire Department.