The National Firemen’s Association Annual Report
The annual report of the National Firemen’s Association, including proceedings of the twenty-second annual convention which was held at the Hotel Jefferson in Peoria on May 18 to 20, 1920, contains 164 pages and cover. The book is handsomely printed and profusely illustrated and contains besides the proceedings of the convention, reproductions of papers, portraits of officers and chairmen and a list of past presidents of the association. The present officers of the association are as follows: President—J. Bart Foster, deputy state fire marshal, Oklahoma City; Vice-president—Chief Frank G Hitchcock, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Treasurer—Captain J. W. Risch, Crookston, Minn.; National Organizer—Clarence Smith, Marion, Ind.; National Statistician—Simon Kellerman, Jr., Edwardsville, Ill., and Secretary—Captain John E. Mersch, Evanston, Ill.