1949-07-20: Stamford Firemen’s Association Merges with Local 786 of the International Association of Firefighters

From L to R: Chief Victor H Veit, Fireman Ralph J Kandetzki, Fireman / President John J Boesen, Deputy Chief Charles Speh. The Stamford Firemen's Association was originally organized on  July 1, 1862.  It was later reorganized on March 7, 1871. On July 20, 1949, at 8:08 PM, [...]

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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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