Engine Company No. 2
(Passaic)

<1838>-<?>: 4 New Street
<?>-1850: 34 Halsey Street
1851-<1860>: 55, 95 Washington Street
<1871>-<1892>: Corner of Mulberry & Clinton Streets
<1898>-<1940>: 39-41 Centre Street

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From Reports of City Officers of the City Of Newark NJ 1905: Engine placed in service February 8th, 1897. Wagon placed in service February 8th, 1897. Engine is of first size, built by the American Fire Engine Company, Seneca Falls, N.Y. (with a three-horse hitch), with two-horse Hose Wagon, Monitor Deck Nozzle attached, both in good condition. Engine and Wagon equipped with rubber tires.

From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service February 8th, 1917. Wagon place in service September 7th 1905. Engine is an extra first-sized, built by the American La France Fire Engine Company. Type Metropolitan, with three-horse hitch. Two horse single 60 gallon Champion Babcock Chemical Engine and wagon in good condition and both equiped with rubber tires.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service February 8th, 1917. Wagon placed in service September 7th 1905. Engine is an extra first-sized, built by the American La France Fire Engine Company. Type Metropolitan engine, equipped with White four-wheel tractor, single 60 gallon Champion Ababcock Chemcial Engine and hose wagon equipped with White Chasis

Fire Department Deaths & Causalities:

Engine Company No. 2 – James H. Dean, a member of this company, was removed by death May 15, 1873


Roster for 1873

Name Job Occupation Residence
W. H. Whittmore Foreman Steam & Gas Fitter 43 William Street
Francis J. Meeker Assistant Clerk 2 Boudinot Street
Henry H. Moorehouse Engineer Engineer Mulberry & Clinton Streets
William J. Smith Driver Driver Mulberry & Clinton Streets
Daniel B. McDermott Driver Driver Hose Cart Mulberry & Clinton Streets
John Miller Fireman Watchman 53 Lawrence Street
Jabez Kilburn Fireman Stair Builder 114 Elm Street
John Evans Fireman Saloon Keeper 171 Academy Street
James McNair Fireman Saddler 51 Bank Street
Michael Mulvany Fireman Brazier 80 Seventh Avenue
John Doyle Fireman Moulder 6 Seventh Avenue
Bernard McManus Fireman Silver Plater 122 Academy Street
Thomas Dutcher Fireman Silver Plater 33 Cherry Street
Robert Scudder Fireman Plumber 80 Mulberry Street
John Higlister Fireman Engineer 94 N. Canal Street

Rosters

Job 1898 1899 1900 1902 1903
Captain James A. Johnson James A. Johnson James A. Johnson Rusling Bercaugh Rusling Bercaugh
Lieutenant     Isaac W. Van Houten Alvin A.Bennett Alvin A.Bennett
Engineer Thomas Leffingwell, Jr. Thomas Leffingwell, Jr. Thomas Leffingwell, Jr. Thomas Leffingwell, Jr. Thomas Leffingwell, Jr.
Fireman Isaac W. Van Houten Isaac W. Van Houten   Thomas Rock John P. Schieb
Fireman John Carr John Carr John Carr Ernest Pfeifer Ernest Pfeifer
Fireman John B. Healey John B. Healey John B. Healey John B. Healey John B. Healey
Fireman Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict George W. Godber
Fireman Thos. Hughes George Needham George Needham George Needham George Needham
Fireman Peter J. McKiernan Peter J. McKiernan Peter J. McKiernan Peter J. McKiernan Peter J. McKiernan
Fireman Charles E. Beebe Cletus H. Gaffney Cletus H. Gaffney Cletus H. Gaffney Joseph Haefelie
Fireman     William Corry William Corry William Corry
Fireman     Thomas Hughes   William Gartland

 

Job 1904 1905 1906 1908 1909
Captain Rusling Bercaugh Rusling Bercaugh John A. Cremen Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham
Detailed Captain   John A. Cremen      
Lieutenant Alvin A. Bennett H. Schweickhardt H. Schweickhardt John McCabe John McCabe
Engineer Thomas Leffingwell, Jr. M. J. Quigley M. J. Quigley William F. O'Brien  
Fireman         William F. O'Brien
Fireman Peter J. McKiernan Joseph W. Brown Joseph W. Brown Edward Hoffmann Edward Hoffmann
Fireman John B. Healey William H. Netschert Chas. Vanderstreet Chas. Vanderstreet Chas. Vanderstreet
Fireman George Needham John M. Stivers John M. Stivers Philip O'Neill Philip O'Neill
Fireman William Corry Christopher Devine Christopher Devine Christopher Devine Christopher Devine
Fireman Ernest Pfeifer Chas. E. Beebe Chas. E. Beebe Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr.
Fireman William Gartland Robert. A. Dickerson Robert. A. Dickerson Robert. A. Dickerson Robert. A. Dickerson
Fireman Joseph Haefelie Chas. Von Pelt Chas. Von Pelt Chas. W. Van Pelt Chas. W. Van Pelt
Fireman John P. Schieb Martin J. Kuppe Martin J. Kuppe Edward T. Barrett Edward T. Barrett

 

Job 1910 1911 1914 1915 1916
Captain Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham
Lieutenant Darcie F. Van Volkenburg Jr. Darcie F. Van Volkenburg Jr. Darcie F. Van Volkenburg Jr. Darcie F. Van Volkenburg Jr. Charles W. Van Pelt
Fireman Robert. A. Dickerson Robert. A. Dickerson Robert. A. Dickerson Robert. A. Dickerson Robert A. Dickerson
Fireman Chas. W. Van Pelt Chas. W. Van Pelt   Harry Faust John P. Weeks
Fireman Christopher Devine Martin L. Coleman Frederick A. Cook Frederick A. Cook Frederick A. Cook
Fireman William F. O'Brien John J. Schaeffer Frank D. Burrows Frank D. Burrows Frank D. Burrows
Fireman Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter, Jr.
Fireman Chas. Vanderstreet Philip O'Neill Philip O'Neill Philip O'Neill Frederick W. Siegle
Fireman Edward T. Barrett Edward T. Barrett Edward T. Barrett George W. Betts, Jr. George W. Betts, Jr.
Fireman Edward Hoffmann Edward Hoffmann Edward Hoffmann Robert McCann Robert McCann
Fireman Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty

 

Job 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Captain Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Harry S. Benedict William J. Dargin William J. Dargin
Captain     Charles W. Van Pelt Hugh P. Moran Daniel P. McLaughlin
Lieutenant Charles W. Van Pelt Charles W. Van Pelt      
Fireman Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr. Richard H. Winter Jr.
Fireman Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty Anthony F. Haggerty
Fireman Frank D. Burrows Frank D. Burrows Frank D. Burrows Frank D. Burrows Frank D. Burrows
Fireman Frederick A. Cook Frederick A. Cook Frederick A. Cook Frederick A. Cook Frederick A. Cook
Fireman Robert McCann Robert McCann Robert McCann Robert McCann Robert McCann
Fireman John P. Weeks John P. Weeks John P. Weeks John P. Weeks John P. Weeks
Fireman Charles H. Bachman Charles H. Bachman Charles H. Bachman Charles H. Bachman Charles H. Bachman
Fireman George W. Betts, Jr. William P. Aitkin William P. Aitkin William P. Aitkin William P. Aitkin
Fireman James J. Collins James J. Collins Elmer Satterer Elmer Satterer Elmer Satterer
Fireman   Edward L. Dwyer Edward L. Dwyer Victor Foscato Victor Foscato
Fireman   Victor Foscato Patrick A. Kiernan Patrick A. Kiernan Patrick A. Kiernan
Fireman   Elmer Satterer Charles G. Koch Charles G. Koch Charles G. Koch
Fireman       James J. Collins James J. Collins
Fireman       Joseph J. Murphy Joseph J. Murphy

 

Job 1923        
Captain William J. Dargin        
Captain John Mensinger        
Fireman Richard H. Winters Jr.        
Fireman Anthony F. Haggerty        
Fireman Frank D. Burrows        
Fireman Frederick A. Cook        
Fireman Robert McCann        
Fireman John P. Weeks        
Fireman William P. Aitkin        
Fireman Elmer Satterer        
Fireman Patrick A. Kiernan        
Fireman Charles G. Koch        
Fireman James J. Collins        
Fireman Robert J. Dowling        
Fireman Victor Foscato        
Fireman Joseph J. Murphy