Engine Company No. 7
(Niagara)

1838-<?>:9 Bridge Street
<1850>-<1860>: 70 Orange Street
<1871>-1873: 176 Warren Street

1874-<1940>: 55 Wallace Place & Hudson Street

<?> - Present: 241 West Market Street

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June 10, 1893 - Firemen Changed Around 

From Reports of City Officers of the City Of Newark NJ 1905: Engine placed in service January 16th, 1902. Wagon placed in service June 22, 1897. Engine is a second size double La France piston (three-horse hitch), with two-horse Hose Wagon, both in good condition. Engine and Wagon quipped with rubber tires.

From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service January 16th, 1902. Wagon placed in service May 20th, 1903. Engine is an extra second-sized La France three-horse hitch. Two-horse single 60 gallon tank Champion Babcock Combination Chemical Engine and Hose wagon. Both apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service January 16th, 1902. Wagon placed in service May 20th, 1903. Engine is an extra second-sized La France three-horse hitch. Two-horse single 60 gallon tank Champion Babcock Combination Chemical Engine and Hose wagon. Both apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

Roster for 1873

Name Job Occupation Residence
Elias B. Mills Foreman Carpenter 127 New Street
Michael Ryan Assistant Hatter c. Central Ave. & Lock St.
Andrew J. Stiff Engineer Engineer Wallace Pl. & Hudson Street
Charles Hemberger Driver Driver Wallace Pl. & Hudson Street
William Carlon Driver Driver Hose Cart Wallace Pl. & Hudson Street
William Boland Fireman Hatter Central Ave. n. Lock St.
William T. Wilson Fireman Carpenter 291 New Street
Patrick Lynch Fireman Tinsmith 32 Bergen Street
John H. Ball Fireman Shoemaker 247 Bank Street
George Livsey Fireman Hatter 95 Newark Street
Michael Boland Fireman Hatter 154 Warren Street
James A. Mills Fireman Clerk 289 Warren Street
John Naller Fireman Jappanner 94 Norfolk Street
Jacob W. Walker Fireman Hatter C. Bruce & Warren Sts.

 

Rosters

Job 1898 1899 1900 1902 1903
Captain Louis M. Price Louis M. Price Louis M. Price M. P. A. McDermitt M. P. A. McDermitt
Lieutenant     Paul J. Moore Patrick J. Donahue Patrick J. Donahue
Engineer Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole
Fireman Paul J. Moore Paul J. Moore     Harry S. Benedict
Fireman Louis Pfirrmann Louis Pfirrmann Henry Fischer Richard J. Lyons Richard J. Lyons
Fireman James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron
Fireman William Carlon William Carlon William Carlon John J. Breslin John J. Breslin
Fireman George W. Leffingwell George W. Leffingwell John O'Toole John O'Toole John O'Toole
Fireman Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden
Fireman Robert F. Young Robert F. Young Robert F. Young James T. Leonard James T. Leonard

 

Job 1904 1905 1906 1908 1909
Captain M. P. A. McDermitt M. P. A. McDermitt M. P. A. McDermitt Cornelius Smith Cornelius Smith
Lieutenant Patrick J. Donahue   Joseph McCree Joseph McCree Joseph McCree
Engineer Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole  
Fireman         Thomas O'Toole
Fireman John O'Toole John O'Toole John O'Toole John O'Toole John O'Toole
Fireman James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron
Fireman Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden
Fireman James T. Leonard James T. Leonard James T. Leonard George Hagel John J. Hines
Fireman Richard J. Lyons Joseph J. Owens Joseph J. Owens Joseph J. Owens Joseph J. Owens
Fireman Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict John C. Looges Jr.
Fireman George H. Smith George H. Smith George H. Smith John A. Byron John A. Byron
Fireman     Andrew MacNichols Hugh Connelly Hugh Connelly

 

Job 1910 1911 1914 1915 1916
Captain Cornelius Smith Cornelius Smith Cornelius Smith   Cornelius Smith
Lieutenant Joseph McCree Joseph McCree John F. Fox John F. Fox John F. Fox
Fireman Hugh Connelly Hugh Connelly Hugh Connelly Hugh Connelly Hugh Connelly
Fireman Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Thomas O'Toole Joseph J. Clancy Joseph J. Clancy
Fireman John O'Toole John O'Toole John O'Toole John O'Toole William Bretzger
Fireman Edward Leeden Edward Leeden Edward Leeden James W. Quinn James W. Quinn
Fireman John J. Hines John J. Hines John J. Simms William Bretzger John M. Stivers
Fireman Joseph J. Owens John F. Connolly William R. Leidig William R. Leidig Hugh L. Towey
Fireman John A. Byron William H Francisco Albert R. Keegan Albert R. Keegan John A. Byron
Fireman John J. Hines John Comstock Francis E. Brogan Francis E. Brogan Herman Lozowick
Fireman James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron James McCarron George J. Schmitt

 

Job 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Captain Cornelius Smith John F. Fox John F. Fox John F. Fox John F. Fox
Captain     Herman Scherer William G. Gartland John A. Byron
Lieutenant John F. Fox Herman Scherer      
Fireman Joseph J. Clancy Joseph J. Clancy Martin Curran Martin Curran Martin Curran
Fireman Herman Lozowick Herman Lozowick Eugene H. Hahn Eugene H. Hahn Eugene H. Hahn
Fireman   John J. Lafferty William H. Francisco William H. Francisco William H. Francisco
Fireman James W. Clark James W. Clark William H. Murphy William H. Murphy William H. Murphy
Fireman Hugh L. Towey Thomas L. Kelly Thomas Mattimoe Thomas Mattimoe Thomas Mattimoe
Fireman Charles Vanderstreet Charles Vanderstreet Joseph I. Burke Joseph I. Burke Joseph I. Burke
Fireman   Michael H. Fahy Michael McLoughlin Michael McLoughlin Michael McLoughlin
Fireman John M. Stivers Erwin J. Sager Erwin J. Sager Erwin J. Sager Jeremiah J. O'Connor
Fireman   Fred Stickle Fred Stickle Fred Stickle Fred Stickle
Fireman Walter A. Lally Walter A. Lally Walter A. Lally Walter A. Lally Walter A. Lally
Fireman Hugh Connelly Albin P. Dempsey Albin P. Dempsey Albin P. Dempsey James A. Brady
Fireman     James A. Brady Thomas L. Kelly Thomas L. Kelly
Fireman       Thomas A. Gibney Thomas A. Gibney
Fireman       Joseph A. Nittoli Joseph A. Nittoli

 

Job 1923        
Captain John A. Byron        
Captain William J. Sauerwein        
Fireman Martin Curran        
Fireman Eugene H. Hahn        
Fireman William H. Francisco        
Fireman Frank J. Maguire        
Fireman Joseph I. Burke        
Fireman Fred Stickle        
Fireman Walter A. Lally        
Fireman James A. Brady        
Fireman Thomas L. Kelly        
Fireman Thomas A. Gibney        
Fireman Joseph A. Nittoli        
Fireman James F. Murray        
Fireman John Schlank        
Fireman John A. Croghan