New Officers Louisiana Firemen’s Ass’n
The officers elected at the nineteenth annual convention of the Louisiana State Firemen’s Association, which was held on October 16 to 19 at Houma, La., were Edward Wright, Houma, president; J. A. Hebert, first vice-president, Plaquemine; Chief Fred A. Baumgarten, second vice-president, Lake Charles; Paul J. Naquin, secretary, Thibodaux; F. C. Barrios, treasurer, Lockport; J. R. Gibbs, organizer, Winnfield, Chief H. J. Rapp, Gretna, delegate to International Association of Fire Engineers. It was decided to meet next year at Morgan City, La.
There were several practical papers read at the business sessions and the entertainment included a complimentary Jambalaya at the Elks’ Club, dancing, a smoker and oyster serve, concerts, banquets and parade of all visiting fire departments. There was a very large attendance of fire departments throughout the state.