Skokie Historical Society

Fire Department Chiefs of Skokie, Illinois

1881 through 1987

 

Previously known as NILES CENTRE or NILES CENTER, Illinois


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Adam Harrer, May 1881 - March 1888

Ludwig Schmitz, March 1888 - Spring 1898

Samuel Meyer, Spring 1898 - 1900

Jacob Schmitz, 1900 - 1910

Michael H. Schmitz, Spring 1910 - 1916

Otto Honemann, 1916

Peter Hohs, Sharp Corner Fire Chief 1921.

Michael H. Schmitz, 1917 - 1945

Andrew Proesel, January 1945 - July 1945

Michael H. Schmitz, July 1945 - September 1947

Richard Houren, September 1947 - August 1949

Herman Maierhofer, Interim Fire Chief August 1949

Edward Steek, August 1949 - June 1959

Raymond Redick, June 1959 - 1969

Jerome Burke, May 1970 - February 1984

Thomas Quillin, October 1984 - October 1990

James Eaves, May 1991 - January 2001

Martin Oscarson, September 2001 - August 2005

Ralph Czerwinski, November 2005 - present

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