Truck Company No. 5

<1898>-<1940>: 213 Belmont Avenue

Organized after 1898

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From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Truck placed in service August 31st, 1918.  This company has a Commercial Straight Electric-driven Aerial Truck with truss ladders.  Apparatus is in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Truck placed in service August 31st, 1918.  This company has a Commercial Straight Electric-driven Aerial Truck with truss ladders.  Apparatus is in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

Rosters

Job 1899  1900  1902  1903  1904
Captain Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham
Lieutenant   W. Joseph Vesey W. Joseph Vesey W. Joseph Vesey W. Joseph Vesey
Fireman Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr.
Fireman John H. Bessinger John H. Bessinger John H. Bessinger John H. Bessinger John H. Bessinger
Fireman Charles G. Dolbier Charles G. Dolbier Charles G. Dolbier   Alfred I. Bieble
Fireman Ernest Ludwig Ernest Ludwig Ernest Ludwig    
Fireman Fred Treiber Fred Treiber   Frederick Henze  
Fireman John O'Toole   Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon
Fireman   Patrick Lynch   Ferdinand Beck  
Fireman   William E. Decker William E. Decker William E. Decker William E. Decker
Fireman     Frederick Henze Frederick Henze Frederick Henze
Fireman     James F. McMahon   William J. Saupe
Fireman       Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy
Substitute James Fagan        
Substitute George H. Smith        
Substitute Patrick J. Gaynor        

 
Job 1905  1906  1908  1909  1910
Captain Wilbert H. Robotham Wilbert H. Robotham James A. Johnston George F. Lynch George F. Lynch
Lieutenant Alvin A. Bennett Alvin A. Bennett Frederick Henze Ernest Ludwig Ernest Ludwig
Fireman Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr.
Fireman Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy
Fireman Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon
Fireman John H. Bessinger John H. Bessinger     Henry C. Peterson
Fireman Frederick Henze Frederick Henze     John C. Looges Jr.
Fireman William E. Decker   Fred W. Proschour Fred W. Proschour Fred W. Proschour
Fireman Alfred I. Bieble   Ferdinand Stecher Ferdinand Stecher Ferdinand Stecher
Fireman   William J. Saupe William J. Saupe William J. Saupe  
Fireman   Oscar Kaelberer Oscar Kaelberer Oscar Kaelberer  
Fireman   William J. Dargan William J. Dargan William J. Dargan  
Fireman   William W. Lunz William W. Lunz William W. Lunz William W. Lunz
Fireman   Joseph Spiro     Samuel R. Grouney
Fireman     Harry J. Felmly Harry J. Felmly Harry J. Felmly
Fireman     Lawrence Panizza    

 

Job  1911  1914  1915  1916  1917
Captain George F. Lynch Andrew MacNichols   Michael J. Durkin Michael J. Durkin
Lieutenant Ernest Ludwig Edward J. McGee Edward J. McGee Edward J. McGee Edward J. McGee
Fireman Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy
Fireman Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr. Frank W. Moehler Jr.
Fireman Fred W. Proschour Fred W. Proschour   John Comstock John Comstock
Fireman Henry C. Peterson Henry C. Peterson   John J. Rowe John J. Rowe
Fireman Harry J. Felmly Harry J. Felmly   Edward Englert  
Fireman Michael J. Gordon   Michael J. Gordon Michael J. Gordon  
Fireman John C. Looges Jr.   William C. Ens   Patrick J. Fogarty
Fireman Samuel R. Grouney   John Comstock   Michael F. Kane
Fireman Ferdinand Stecher   Carl R. Jaeckel   Richard Pols
Fireman William W. Lunz       Matthew H. Berry
Fireman   Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel
Fireman   James F. King James F. King James F. King James F. King
Fireman   John J. Gann John J. Gann John J. Gann  
Fireman   George Sinnott George Sinnott George Sinnott  
Fireman   Herman E. Hanke      
Fireman   William Buckbee Jr.      

 

Job  1918  1919  1920  1921  1923
Captain George E. Lacey Ernest Ludwig William Edwards William Edwards William Edwards
Lieutenant(1918)
Captain
Edward J. McGee John A. Byron Oscar Kaelberer Oscar Kaelberer Oscar Kaelberer
Fireman Michael F. Kane Michael F. Kane Michael F. Kane Michael F. Kane Michael F. Kane
Fireman Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel Albert C. Zirkel
Fireman Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy Michael L. Klespy  
Fireman James F. King James F. King James F. King   John J. Lafferty
Fireman John Comstock John Comstock John Comstock   Charles Lang
Fireman Richard Pols Richard Pols Richard Pols   George Kaus
Fireman John F. Smith John F. Smith John F. Smith John F. Smith John F. Smith
Fireman Theodore J. Smith Theodore J. Smith Theodore J. Smith   Joseph Metzler
Fireman Samuel Lomax   Francis P. Healey Francis P. Healey Francis P. Healey
Fireman Henry W. Keinter   Matthew H. Berry Matthew H. Berry Matthew H. Berry
Fireman Edward J. Ringel     Louis J. Kisselyack  
Fireman John J. Rowe     James Lefferty  
Fireman   John W. Jeffrey John W. Jeffrey John W. Jeffrey John W. Jeffrey
Fireman   William O'Hearn William O'Hearn William O'Hearn William O'Hearn
Fireman   Frank Wheeler Frank Wheeler Frank Wheeler Frank Wheeler
Fireman   Albert Triebel Albert Triebel Albert Triebel Albert Triebel
Fireman   Anthony Christ Anthony Christ Anthony Christ  
Fireman   James M. Lynch James M. Lynch James M. Lynch  
Fireman   John J. Walker John J. Walker   Raymond M. McCarrick
Fireman       Samuel R. Grouney Samuel R. Grouney
Fireman       Edgar H. Schlezser Edgar H. Schlezser