New Hampshire Chiefs Elect Officers
Chief Edgar H. Wheeler, Franklin, N. H., was elected President of the New Hampshire Fire Chiefs’ Club at the annual meeting, held in the Eagle Hotel in Concord on April 13.
Chief Arthur W. Spring, Laconia, was chosen First Vice-President and Chief A. L. Martin, of Amherst, Second VicePresident. The other officers elected were: Chief Albert C. Melendy. Nashua, Secretary-Treasurer; Board of Directors, Chief Charles H. French, Manchester; Chief William T. Happny, Concord; Chief William F. Woods, Portsmouth; Chief F. M. Sargent, Sunapee, and Chief W. F. Hough, Lebanon.
Deputy Chief J. H. Roucher, Laconia, was chosen Sergeant-at-Arms and the following were named as auditing committee: Deputy Chief E. W. Merrill, Manchester; Percy R. Lewis, Concord, and Chief G. H. Lamott, Hampton Beach.
The principal speaker was A. C. Hudson, of the New Hampshire Board of Fire Underwriters. Three new members were elected as follows: Chief Harry W. Carter, Boscawen; Deputy Chief C. R. Cann, Claremont, and J. M Johnson, of Claremont, as associate.
Chief Charles H. French, Manchester, reported the formation of two sectional firemen’s training classes. The next meeting of the club will be held on June 8 in Laconia.