Officers of The Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association
The officers of the Massachusetts State Firemen’s Association elected at the recent meeting of the Association for 19171918, are:
President, Chief Frank B. Crocker, Nahant, Mass.; Secretary, D. Arthur Burt, Boston, Mass.; treasurer, H. R. Williamson, Worcester, Mass.; first vice-president, Thomas P. Ryan, Boston, Mass.; second vice-president, Chief P. J. Hurley, Holyoke, Mass.. Honorary vice-presidents : Capt. M. F. Turner, Newton, Mass.; Chief John F. Leonard, Belmont, Mass.; Chief W. H. Pierce, Arlington, Mass.; Chief A. J. Kienle, Easthampton, Mass.; Chief T. FI. Murnane, Fitchburg, Mass.; Capt. Thomas J. Ratchford Dedham, Mass.; Chief W. C. Shepard, Pittsfield, Mass. Directors for three years: Daniel J. Looney, Boston, Mass.; James O’Grady, Holyoke, Mass. Commissioner $18,000 Fund: ExChief E. S. Hosmer, Lowell, Mass. Sergeant-at-arms: Chief F. O. Whitmarsh, Braintree, Mass. Delegates to International Convention of Fire Engineers: Chief F. B. Crocker, Nahant, Mass.; Chief W. S. Smith, Gloucester, Mass.
The secretary considers the meeting was most successful, as he says: “We had a most successful convention in every way. The meetings were largely attended and much interest was taken by the delegates, as shown in the discussions and the convention was splendidly entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Chief Crocker of Nahant. A fine banquet was served to all the delegates the last day and there was something doing all the three days we were in session.”