Photographs of Ira D. Leech

Dublin Core

Title

Photographs of Ira D. Leech

Subject

Fire Department
Firemen
Photo File: Fire Department
Decatur IL
1963

Description

Photographs of Ira D. Leech; died November 20, 1963. Served in World War I and returned to Decatur to become a member of the Fire Department in 1920. After working for a year as a hoseman, he was briefly laid off in 1921, but returned in 1922 as a driver. From then he served continuously for 33 years. He was promoted to captain in 1939 and then to assistant chief in 1944 and then finally to chief in 1946. He retired in 1955.

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Fire Department

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library, Decatur IL

Date

1963

Contributor

Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

FD90

Coverage

Fire Department, Firemen, Biography, Photo File: Fire Department, Decatur IL, 1963

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7"

Files

http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/files/original/0aeb8092448a0af5c8c9c44a10deefa5.jpg
http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/files/original/b9869067f652409d64fdc6df807f187e.jpg

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photographs of Ira D. Leech,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed June 24, 2024, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3047.