List of Committees Appointed to Take Charge of the Details—Very Fine Exhibit in Prospect —Convention Plans Practically All Ready

PLANS are now complete for the holding of the second annual convention of the New England Association of Fire Chiefs in Boston on June 24, 25 and 26. All indications point to a large attendance and highly successful meeting. Fire Commissioner Theodore A. Glynn and Chief John O. Taber, of the Boston fire department, are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to assure the visitors a good time during the convention and a long list of entertainment features has been provided for.

Chief John W. Moran, of Hartford, Conn., president of the association, and Chief John W. O’Hearn, of Watertown, Mass., secretary, have prepared and sent out the official program which shows addresses covering a wide variety of topics of interest and importance to fire department executives.

The display of fire apparatus and accessories in the exhibition at Mechanics’ Building promises to be one of the finest and most complete ever brought together. All the business sessions will he held in Paul Revere Hall which is upstairs in the same building where the exhibition will take place.

Hotel Lenox has been engaged as convention headquarters and George F. Cobb, transportation manager of the association, is arranging for automobiles to take the delegates to the various points of interest and from the convention hall to the scene of the drills and other events.

List of Convention Committees

The list of committees and officers appointed to handle the reception and entertainment features of the program have just been announced by Chief Taber and are as follows:

General Reception Committee

Fire Commissioner Theodore A. Glynn

Chief of Department John O. Taber

Supt. Henry Thompson, Boston Prot. Dept.

Asst. Ch. Daniel F. Sennott, Boston fire dept.

Dept. Ch. Henry A. Fox Dep. Ch. Frank Sweeney Dep. Ch. Walter M. McLean Dep. Ch. Edward J. Shallow Dep. Ch. Joseph A. Dolan Dep. Ch. Albert J. Caulfield

Supt. George L. Fickett fire alarm office, B. F. D.

Supt. Eugene H. Byington, h. p. and marine serv.

Pres, and Directors, Officers’ Club, B. F. D.

Pres, and Directors, Russell Club, B. F. D.

Commander and Directors, Metropolitan Firemen’s Post 94, Am. Legion

Pres, and Directors, Box 52 Association, Inc., Boston.

Sub Committee

The district chiefs of the Boston fire department.


Details of uniformed firemen will be stationed at the railroad stations, exhibition hall, and convention headquarters.

Committee on Halls and Exhibits

Dep. Ch. Henry A. Fox Dep. Ch. Frank Sweeney

Committee for Harbor Trip and Outdoor Exhibitions

Dep. Ch. Edward J. Shallow Supt. Henry Thompson,

Dep. Ch. Albert J. Caulfield B. P. D.

Lt. Carl S. Bowers Lt. James F. Shea

Director of Exhibition Drill

Capt. Daniel H. Baker, Drill Master, B. F. D.

Committee in Charge Luncheon at Headquarters

Asst. Ch. Daniel F. Sennott Supt. Geo. L. Fickett, fire Dist. Ch. McCorkle alarm office.

Herbert J. Hickey, sec. to Asst. Supt. Richard Donohue, Commr. Glyn fire alarm office.

Committee on Motor Rides and Transportation

Deputy Chief Walter M. McLean

President William F. Lehman. Box 52 Association.

Committee on Ladies’ Reception

Dep. Ch. Walter M. McLean

Dep. Ch. Joseph A. Dolan, Box 52 Association.

Hotel Arrangements

George F. Cobb.

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