John Kenlon Edit Profile
Public schools and by private study.
Began as farm boy; went to sea at 14 and served apprenticeship in China trade, rising to master mariner and chief engineer. Joined New York Fire Department, April 2, 1887. Served through all grades, advancing through competitive examinations.
Chief of department, August, since 1911.
Married Kathryn Fitz Gerald, of Company.