A Complete History of the Boston Fire Department; Including the Fire-Alarm Service and the Protective Department, from 1630 to 1888 Volume 2

A Complete History of the Boston Fire Department; Including the Fire-Alarm Service and the Protective Department, from 1630 to 1888 Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...of that company December 29, 1881. May 10, 1882, he was transferred to this company, and promoted to his present position, November 1, 1884. Captain Jones has been very fortunate as regards accidents, although having been in some very dangerous quarters. He is a member of Adelphi Lodge of Masons, the Bethesda Lodge of Odd Fellows, and the Boston Veteran Firemen's Association. Engineman Thomas F. Fitzoerald (Fig. 2) was bom in New fork City December 24, 1833. He came to this city when young, and began life as a locomotive engineer. He entered this department July 28, 1873, as assistant enginemau in Engine Company No. 15, in which he was promoted to engineman, June 10, 1874. May 8, 1880, he was transferred to Engine Company No. 26, as assistant enginemau, from where he was transferred to Engine Company No. 1, May 21, 1880; and on August 16, 1887, was promoted eugineman and transferred to this company. Mr. Fitzgerald was severely injured by the engine running over his foot while on the way to Box 121, in 1875, he being thrown from the engine. At the Clinton-street fire he had both feet frozen while working at his engine; this caused him to lay off duty nine months. He is a member of Tremont Lodge of Odd Fellows and King Solomon Lodge of Masons, also the Charitable Firemen's Association. Assistant Eugineman Horace F. Ferrin (Fig. 3) was born in South Boston, January 11, 1836. When the war broke out he enlisted, January 8, 1862, as a first-class fireman ou board the United States man-of-war "Chocura." in which he served until the close of the great struggle, March 1, 1865. He then returned to his trade, that of a machinist, at which he was employed until January 1,1870, when he was appointed to his present position. Patrick H. Boleman (Fig....show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236645197
  • 9781236645197