eutaw fire department

Past Officers

Table 1: 1947 (Appointed)
office name
Chief William H. Tuck *
Asst. Chief James H. Poole
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine

*Resigned in 1948 to the office of Mayor

Table 2: 1948 (Appointed)
office name
Chief James H. Poole
Asst. Chief Fred Herndon
Sec-Tres James H. Poole

Table 3: 1949 (Appointed)
office name
Chief James H. Poole *
Asst. Chief Fred Herndon
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine

* resigned in 1950 for City Councilman app.

Table 4: 1950 (Elected)
office name
Chief Fred Herndon
Asst. Chief L.A. Mattison
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine

Table 5: 1951 (Appointed)
office name
Chief L.B. Gallogly
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine

Table 6: 1952 - 1958 (Elected)
office name
Chief Fred Herndon
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine

Table 7: 1959 (Elected)
office name
Chief Melvin Durret
Asst. Chief Jack Poole
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine

Table 8: 1960 (Elected)
office name
Chief Melvin Durret
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine
Captain 1st Squad James E. Gay, Jr.
Captain 2nd Squad Jack Poole

Table 9: 1961 (Elected)
office name
Chief James E. Gay, Jr.
Asst. Chief Jack Poole
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine
Captain 1st Squad Melvin Durret
Captain 2nd Squad R.C. Warbington

Table 10: 1962 (Elected)
office name
Chief Cecil V. Brown
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres W.C. McAlpine
Captain 1st Squad James E. Gay, Jr.
Captain 2nd Squad George Austin

Table 11: 1963 - 1964 (Elected)
office name
Chief Cecil V. Brown
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres Melvin Durret
Captain 1st Squad James E. Gay, Jr.
Captain 2nd Squad George Austin

Table 12: 1965 - 1967 (Elected)
office name
Chief Cecil V. Brown
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres Melvin Durret
Captain 1st Squad James E. Gay, Jr.
Captain 2nd Squad Sam Hoggle

Table 13: 1968 - 1971 (Elected)
office name
Chief Cecil V. Brown
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres Melvin Durret

Table 14: 1972 - 1979 (Elected)
office name
Chief B.L. Abrams, Jr.
Asst. Chief R.C. Warbington
Sec-Tres Curtis Porter

Table 15: 1980 (Elected)
office name
Chief Curtis Porter
Asst. Chief Bennie L. Abrams III
Sec-Tres James B. Lashley

Table 16: 1981 - 1984 (Elected)
office name
Chief Bennie L. Abrams III
Asst. Chief Reginald Henderson
Sec-Tres James B. Lashley

Table 17: 1985 (Elected)
office name
Chief Bennie L. Abrams III
Asst. Chief Reginald Henderson
Sec-Tres James W. Sterling III
Training Officer Joel E. Henderson (elected)
Fire Inspector Mike Abrams (appointed by chief)

Table 18: 1986 - 1987 (Elected)
office name
Chief Bennie L. Abrams III
Asst. Chief Joel E. Henderson
Sec-Tres James W. Sterling III
Training Officer  
Fire Inspector Mike Abrams (appointed by chief)

Table 19: 1988 (Elected)
office name
Chief Bennie L. Abrams III
Asst. Chief Mike Abrams
Sec-Tres James W. Sterling III
Training Officer Joel E. Henderson (appt. by chief)
Fire Inspector Mike Abrams (appt. by chief)

Table 20: 1989 (Elected)
office name
Chief Bennie L. Abrams III
Asst. Chief Mike Abrams
Sec-Tres James W. Sterling III
Training Officer Joel E. Henderson (appt. by chief)
Fire Inspector Mike Abrams (appt. by chief)
Lieutenant Joel E. Henderson (appt. by chief)