Emil Ruch

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Emil Ruch

Chief Emil Ruch
Died Mar. 24, 1918 [1]
Englewood
Nationality American
Occupation Fire fighter
Years active 30+ [1]
Employer Englewood
Home town Englewood, NJ
Known for Fire Chief

Emile Ruch was an active member of the City's baseball team, and Volunteer firefighter. He became Chief upon the retirement of Jacob Ullrich, and as the City Council had assumed the right to make those appointments, he was the first Fire Chief appointeed by the Council. [2] He was re-appointed again in 1912 by Mayor Vernon Munroe. [3] He was later hired by the City to become the first paid Chief in Englewood. [3] He retired in October, 1918 on "half pay" and Thomas A. Markham assumed the position of Chief. [4]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 312. 
  2. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 265. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 278. 
  4. Sterling, Adaline (1922) (in English). The Book of Englewood. Mayor and Council of Englewood. p. 296.