Rhode Island Chiefs Guest of Vanderbilt
Members of the Fire Chiefs’ Club of Rhode Island were guests of Senator William H. Vanderbilt on June 10 at his estate, Oakland Farms. A clambake was served in the afternoon.
Chief Frank Charlesworth of Providence presided at the meeting. Senator Vanderbilt and Lieut. Governor Robert Quinn of Rhode Island were elected to honorary active life membership. The club presented Senator Vanderbilt with a gold chief’s badge. In return, President Charlesworth was given an elaborate smoking stand.
A large number of prominent state and municipal officials were present and addressed the assembly. Meetings of the club will be discontinued until the fall.