Caption: Joseph W. Morgan on July. 15, 1941, the day Mayor William Dee Becker appointed him St. Louis fire chief. Morgan, then 50, had been with the fire department since 1913, except for two years in the Army during World War I. Becker made the appointment permanent effective Aug. 1. Morgan died in the collapse of a burning building north of downtown on March 20, 1943. He is the only St. Louis fire chief to have been killed in action. (Post-Dispatch)
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