New England Fire Chiefs’ Association Formed
Fifty chiefs of fire departments of New England cities and towns met at Boston on July 12 and formed the New England Association of Fire Chiefs. Chief John P. Doyle of Wellesley, was elected president. Other officers are: First vice-president, John C. Moran, Hartford, Conn.; second vice-president, P. J. Hurley, Holyoke; secretary-treasurer, J. W. O’Hearn, Watertown. The state vice-presidents are Chiefs Charles French, Manchester, New Hampshire; Daniel E. Johnson, Bridgeport, Conn.; Carl D. Stockwcll, Burlington, Vt.; Almus D. Butler, Portland, Me.; A. G. Cote, Woonsocket, R. I.; John O. Taber, Boston, Mass. Directors, Chief Geo. L. Johnson, Waltham, Mass., term 3 years. (Vice Rueben D. Weekes, who found it impossible to accept.) ExChief Peter E, Walsh, of Boston, term 2 years. Chief James E. Smith, Nashua, N. H., term 1 year. Sergeant-at-arms: Chief David A. DeCourcey, Winchester, Mass.