New Hampshire Firemen Meet

New Hampshire Firemen Meet

During the early days of September, the New Hampshire State Firemen’s Association held their forty-third annual convention in Keene, N. H., which 250 delegates attended.

Officers elected were as follows: President. Chief Eugene B. Reilly of Keene; Vice-Presidents, Herbert L. Duprey of Nashua, Chief Edward LaPage of Berlin. Lieutenant Edward Fremau of Hooksett, Chief George Adams of Exeter, Edward T. Shields of Kast Jaffrey and Harry G. Robinson of Conway; Secretary, Captain and Acting Deputy Aubrey G. Robinson of Manchester; Sergeant at Arms, Joseph Sinclair of Exeter. Chief William T. Happny of Concord and Deputy J. Molloy of Nashua were re-elected to the executive committee.

After twenty-seven years of service as Secretary of the Association, Oscar P. Stone retired, being succeeded by Captain and Acting Deputy Aubrey D. Robinson.

New York Firemen Learn the Use of the Pneumatic Drill Sew York City firemen are shown getting some practical experience on how to use pneumatic drills which have become an integral part of the city’s fire fighting equipment. Deputy Fire Commissioner George L. McKenna, at the right, is in charge of the training program.

New Hampshire Firemen Meet

New Hampshire Firemen Meet

The forty-first annual convention of the New Hampshire State Firemen’s Association was held at Hampton Beach on September 7 and 8. The men voted to seek legislation to provide for pensions for call firemen.

Chief George H. Lamott, Hampton Beach, was elected President; Oscar P. Stone, Manchester, re-elected Secretary. Captain Daniel E. Cantara, Nashua; Perley G. Fields, Exeter; bred D. Draper, Derry; John C. L. Cann, Claremont; Raymond B. Chase, Rollinsford, and Aubrey Robinson, Mancester, were elected Vice-Presidents. Chief Albert C. Melendy, Nashua, was re-elected as Treasurer, and Patrick J. Kennedy, Exeter, was chosen as Sergeant-at-Arms.