When the Gong Rings
A Fire History of Charleston, Illinois


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ROLL CALL OF CHARLESTON VOLUNTEERS AND OFFICERS IN THE OLD DAYS

 

 

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 AN HONOR ROLL LIST OF MOST OF THE PRE-1942 VOLUNTEERS

 

E.A. SCHNORF

 

 

 

BERT GILMAN

 

 

 

FRANK LANE

 

 

 

C.W. ROBERTS

 

 

 

HENRY SNYDER

 

 

 

HUMPHREY

 

 

 

JOHN RAUCH

 

 

 

OLUEAMYX

 

 

 

WALTER ADKINS

 

 

 

PERRY CLARK

 

 

 

JOHN SNYDER

 

 

 

PARKER

 

 

 

GEORGE CLARK

 

 

 

R.O. (DICK)WILEY

 

 

 

ARCHIE BOAZ

 

 

 

CHARLES HORTON

 

 

 

EARL THOMSON

 

 

 

HUTCHINGS

 

 

 

THEODORE E. SNYDER

 

 

 

WILLIAM LANG

 

 

 

EDGAR RILEY

 

 

 

GROVER GASTON

 

 

 

ROBERT PRATHER

 

 

 

BENNETT

 

 

 

EDISON

 

 

 

CLAUD MIDDLETON

 

 

 

MEYERS

 

 

 

EDRAUCH

 

 

 

P.O. HUFFMAN

 

 

 

LEWIS WRIGHT

 

 

 

EARL LANG

 

 

 

CHARLEY MILLINER

 

 

 

WILKINS

 

 

 

REYNALDS

 

 

 

WILKINS

 

 

 

WALKER

 

 

 

EARL LANG

 

 

 

C.E. BRADING

 

 

 

ALVDSF "DOC" WRIGHT

 

 

 

WALTER SCOTT

 

 

 

ONYX QUINN

 

 

 

NEAL HUTTON

 

 

 

OLUE SPROUT

 

 

 

SHELBY

 

 

 

ALBERT HARRELL

 

 

 

OAKLEY HOPKINS

 

 

 

JOHN TURNER

 

 

 

HERSEY EATON

 

 

 

JIM MONTICUE

 

 

 

ED FAUST

 

 

 

BERCAWO'HARA

 

 

 

TOM SNYDER

 

 

 

WILLIAM WAIBLE

 

 

 

FRANK BENSLEY

 

 

 


 


 

THE PRESIDENTS & CHIEFS OF THE CHARLESTON FIRE DEPARTMENT FORCE, AS ELECTED BY THEIR FELLOW MEN EVERY FEW YEARS: (All men were chief and president unless stated. Chiefs "were appointed by the City Council)

1874-Joseph Gage  1874-79-James R. Cunningham 1879-83- Frederick Frommel

1883-85- William A. Jefferies

1885-86-R.S. Curd

1886-88-John Rice 1888-JoTrainor

1888-89- W.S. Dowling

1889-W.H. French

1889-92- Charles Roberts

1892-94-John Rice

1894-99- W.H. French

1899-1900- William Hart

1900-1901- Frank Huffman

1901-04- John Hutton

1904-1905- V.S. Brown

1905-07- Clarence Truelock

907-09-John Rauch

1909- Albert Hall

1909- W.H. Dowling

1909-12- James Monticue

1912-13- Oakley Hopkins

1913- James Monticue

1913-1915- Oakley Hopkins

1915-16 Charles W. Roberts

1916-17 John Rauch

1917-19 Walter Scott (President) Oakley Hopkins, Chief

1919-21 Ollie Sprout

1921-23 John Rauch (President) John W. Rauch, Chief

1923-24 Earl Lang

1924-25 Emery Thomason

1925-27 Ollie F. Sprout

1927-28 P.O. Huffman, Chief

1927-31 Earl Lang (President & Chief)

1931-33 Earl Humphrey

1933-34 John Rauch

1933-35 Edgar Riley, Chief

1934-35 Edgar Riley (President)

1935-37 William Scott

1937-41 Edgar Riley

1941 L.E. Rennels

1941-42 Alvin Wright

1942,44, 45 Earl Lang

1945-48 E.W. Faust, Chief

1948-55 John Turner

1955-59 Neal Hutton

1959-75 George Milliner

1975-84 Melvin H. Taylor

1984-85 Leslie Hickenbottom

1985- Tom Watson


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