Thomas Larkin Retires from N. Y. F. D.
Thomas Larkin, Battalion Chief of the New York Fire Department and for twenty-four years head of the school of instruction, resigned on August 1 at the age of seventy-five. He was a member of the department since 1884. He will receive a pension of $2,650.
Vincent J. Kane, President of the Uniformed Firemen’s Association, New York City, was re-elected President as the end to a bitter election campaign. The association has spent large sums of money trying to win approval to the plan of an eight-hour day for firemen.