Engine Company No. 9
(Warren)

1860 - ?: 170 Warren Street
<1909> - Present: 197 Summer Avenue

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Newspaper Articles:

June 10, 1893 - Firemen Changed Around
October 12, 1913 - Two New Automobile Fire Engines Pass Yesterday's Tests Successfully
January 19, 1913 - Number Nine's New Engine House, 195-197 Summer Avenue

From Reports of City Officers of the City Of Newark NJ 1905: Engine placed in service February 26th, 1889. Combination Chemical Engine and Hose Wagon placed in service October 12, 1900. Engine is a second size La France in good condition. One two-horse Champion Babcock Combination Chemical Single Tank 60 gallon Engine and Hose Wagon in good condition. Engine and Wagon equipped with rubber tires.

From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Apparatus placed in service March 12th, 1912. Gasoline, motor-drawn American La France Pumping Engine and Hose wagon. Type of apparatus No. 12.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Apparatus placed in service January 16th, 1920. Gasoline motor-driven Ahrens-Fox combination pumping engine, chemical engine and hose car.

Roster for 1873

Name Job Occupation Residence
Dewitt C. Joraleman Foreman Jeweler Mary Street
Albert W. Ridler Assistant Painter 60 High Street
William D. Stiff Engineer Engineer 195 Summer Avenue
James Stivers Driver Driver 195 Summer Avenue
Joseph E. Sloan Driver Driver Hose Cart 195 Summer Avenue
Albert H. Budd Fireman Painter 118 Summer Avenue
Alexander Kirkpatrick Fireman Painter 62 High Street
Thomas W. Kinsey Fireman Painter Woodside Avenue
Joseph Brown Fireman Blacksmith 144 Summer Avenue
John Walker Fireman Silver Plater May Street
William Weaver Fireman Harness Maker 67 Summer Avenue
William James Fireman Moulder 62 High Street
Hugh Brady Fireman Clerk Bloomfield Avenue
Charles D. Ainsworth Fireman Painter 64 Kearney Street

 

Rosters

Job 1898 1899 1900 1902 1903
Captain John H. Balevre John H. Balevre John H. Balevre John H. Balevre John H. Balevre
Lieutenant     R. A. S. Pierce R. A. S. Pierce R. A. S. Pierce
Engineer William C. Stiff William C. Stiff William C. Stiff William C. Stiff William C. Stiff
Fireman R. A. S. Pierce R. A. S. Pierce      
Fireman Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown
Fireman Robert Charles Robert Charles Robert Charles Robert Charles Robert Charles
Fireman William H. Page William H. Page William H. Page William H. Page William J. Mawha
Fireman Ernest Ludwig   Edward J. McGee Edward J. McGee Edward J. McGee
Fireman John Stivers John Stivers John Stivers John Stivers John Stivers
Fireman William A. Gibbs William A. Gibbs William A. Gibbs William A. Gibbs William A. Gibbs
Substitute   Edward J. McGee      

 

Job 1904 1905 1906 1908 1909
Captain John H. Balevre John H. Balevre Cornilius Smith Gilbert Stimis Jr. Gilbert Stimis Jr.
Lieutenant R. A. S. Pierce R. A. S. Pierce R. A. S. Pierce Andrew J. Stiff Andrew J. Stiff
Engineer William C. Stiff William C. Stiff William C. Stiff William C. Stiff  
Fireman         William C. Stiff
Fireman Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown
Fireman Robert Charles Robert Charles Robert Charles Robert Charles Andrew B. Clark
Fireman William J. Mawha William J. Mawha William J. Mawha William J. Mawha William J. Mawha
Fireman William A. Gibbs William A. Gibbs William A. Gibbs Charles A. Carter Charles A. Carter
Fireman John Stivers Gilbert Stimis Jr.   Adrian Bried Adrian Bried
Fireman Joseph A. Reilly Joseph A. Reilly Joseph A. Reilly Joseph A. Reilly Joseph A. Reilly
Fireman Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett
Fireman         Francis T. Walsh

 

Job 1910 1911 1914 1915 1916
Captain Gilbert Stimis Jr. Gilbert Stimis Jr. Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict Harry S. Benedict
Lieutenant Andrew J. Stiff William C. Stiff Daniel J. Spillane Daniel J. Spillane Daniel J. Spillane
Fireman Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett
Fireman William C. Langwasser William C. Langwasser Frank J. Reilly Frank J. Reilly Frank J. Reilly
Fireman William C. Stiff   Charles Faust Charles Faust John J. Burnett
Fireman Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown Edward J. Brown James P. Reilly Horace N. Ryerson
Fireman William J. Mawha William J. Mawha William J. Mawha John J. Dolan William J. Reilly
Fireman James P. Reilly James P. Reilly James P. Reilly John J. Burnett Ernest Pfeifer
Fireman Charles A. Carter Henry J. Falk William Drucker William Ryan Herman E. Hanke
Fireman Francis T. Walsh Francis T. Walsh Francis T. Walsh Francis T. Walsh Malachi T. Towey
Fireman Andrew B. Clark Andrew B. Clark Andrew B. Clark Andrew B. Clark Leon A. Hayward

 

Job 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
Captain Harry S. Benedict William J. Fisher John A. O'Connor William Corry William Corry
Captain     Charles H. Eagan Charles H. Eagan Charles H. Eagan
Lieutenant Daniel J. Spillane Daniel J. Spillane      
Fireman Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett Robert H. Bennett
Fireman Frank J. Reilly Frank J. Reilly Frank J. Reilly Frank J. Reilly Frank J. Reilly
Fireman Horace N. Ryerson Horace N. Ryerson Horace N. Ryerson Horace N. Ryerson Horace N. Ryerson
Fireman Ernest Pfeifer Ernest Pfeifer Ernest Pfeifer Ernest Pfeifer Ernest Pfeifer
Fireman Robert M. Hepler Robert M. Hepler George W. Betts Jr. George W. Betts Jr. George W. Betts Jr.
Fireman Frederick C. Ohler Frederick C. Ohler Frederick C. Ohler Robert M. Hepler Robert M. Hepler
Fireman John J. Burnett Gerald A. Stoffs Harry E. Levy John J. Burnett John J. Burnett
Fireman William J. Reilly Ferdinand Stecher Ferdinand Stecher Ferdinand Stecher Ferdinand Stecher
Fireman Herman E. Hanke Samuel R. Grouney James P. Reilly Stewart A. Stone James J. Woods
Fireman   William S. McRae William S. McRae William S. McRae William S. McRae
Fireman   William R. Gibbs Frank B. Sexton William R. Gibbs William R. Gibbs
Fireman   Joseph F. Hubert Joseph F. Hubert Joseph F. Hubert Joseph F. Hubert
Fireman   Harold Doughty Harold Doughty Harold F. Doughty Harold F. Doughty
Fireman     Julius Diou. Jr. Julius Diou. Jr. Julius Diou. Jr.
Fireman       James A. Dunne James A. Dunne
Fireman         Frank B. Sexton

 

Job 1923        
Captain William Corry        
Captain Charles H. Eagan        
Fireman William S. McRae        
Fireman Joseph F. Hubert        
Fireman George W. Betts Jr.        
Fireman Horace N. Ryerson        
Fireman Julius Diou. Jr.        
Fireman William R. Gibbs        
Fireman James J. Woods        
Fireman Frank B. Sexton        
Fireman John J. Hinches Jr.        
Fireman Christopher A. Heeney        
Fireman Fred N. Eggleston        
Fireman Philip Nicholaus        
Fireman Louis M. Dion        
Fireman William J. Moore        
Fireman James F. Faraher        
Fireman Arthur Melchior