1903-10-24: A Tribute To Stamford’s Late Fire Chief George Bowman

A tribute to Fire Chief George Bowman after his death as published in Fire & Water Engineering Magazine. George Bowman, late chief of the fire department of Stamford, Conn., who died on September 14, was one of the most active members of the Fire Chiefs’ club, of Connecticut, and was [...]

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2005-06-03: Fire Chief Joe Vitti Dies at Age 69

Fire Chief Joe Vitti passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at the age of sixty-nine. He was Chief of the Stamford Fire Department for seventeen years. Chief Vitti was thirty-eight years old when he was appointed Chief of the Department, making him the youngest member to obtain the rank [...]

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1907: Chief Harry Parker and His Officer Staff

Rear Row: William Sutton, Tom Brennan, Victor Veit and Seth FerrisSeated: James Mitchell, Fire Chief Harry Parker, Michael Moyes

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2000: Members of The Stamford Fire Department in Portraits

Missing from the photos are:Captain Jeff koproski, Captain Charles Spaulding, Lt James Feehan, Lt Donald Koch, Lt Robert Schreck, FF Willie Baldwin, FF Dave Bocchetta, FF Harry Bode, FF Philip Elliot, FF Richard Gillespie, FF Tom Herley, FF Richard Labati, FF Tom McAuliffe, FF Terrence McGrath, FF Gary McEwen, FF [...]

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1950: The Members of the Stamford Fire Department in Pictures

Captains Supervisors & Inspectors Firefighters

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Fire Chief Harry W Parker

Chief Harry W Parker submitted his resignation on May 24, asking to be placed on the retired list. The request was granted by the Stamford Board of Alderman on June 1. Chief Parker left the Fire Department after 38 years of service. He was retired on half pay ($1,500 annually). [...]

By |2021-04-01T02:07:59+00:00December 4, 2016|Categories: Fire Chiefs|Tags: |Comments Off on Fire Chief Harry W Parker

1887-1903: Fire Chief George Bowman

b. 12 May 1852 in Fifeshire, Scotlandd. 14 September 1903 in New York StateServed as Fire Chief: 1887 - 1903 Chief George Bowman, the first Fire Chief of the Stamford Fire Department, served as Fire Chief for sixteen years. Chief Bowman, who had shown a talent for effectively managing the Fire Department, [...]

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Fire Chief Thomas F Richardson

Fire Chief: 1954 - 1956 Chief Thomas Richardson submitted his request for retirement after 43 years of service. Events & Accomplishments During Chief Richardson's Tenure:   Station #2's front was changed from three doors to two doors to accommodate modern day apparatus (1954). Started using the old incinerator grounds as [...]

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1920-1954: Fire Chief Victor H Veit

Served as Fire Chief (1920 - 1954) Fire Chief Victor H. Veit, Chief of the department for 33 years, got his start in 1896, just around the corner from his job at Yale & Towne. "It was a little old barn," recalled the Chief. George Walton was Captain, and nobody [...]

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