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Meet the Chiefs ...

 
 Chief's Name
 Served as Chief
James Stone , Chief Engineer 1850-1861
Joseph M. Rowell, Chief Engineer  1861-1865
S.B. Breed , Chief Engineer  1865-1873
Abraham C. Moody , Chief Engineer  1873-1890
Charles H. Downing , Chief Engineer  1890-1905
Thomas A. Harris, Chief Engineer  1905-1912
Edward Chase, Chief of Department  1912-1931
William J. Welch , Chief of Department  1931-1939
Joseph E. Scanlon Sr., Chief of Department  1939-1960
Walter H. Carter , Chief of Department  1960-1972
Joseph E. Scanlon Jr.., Chief of Department  1972-1987
William P. Conway , Acting Chief of Department  1987-1987
Paul Kirby , Acting Chief of Department  1987-1988
Curtis T. Numberg , Chief of Department  1988-2003
Edward F. Higgins Jr., Chief of Department  2003-2008




 

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James Stone E-mail

Cmeetchiefsnophoto.jpghief Engineer

Served as Chief:
1850- 1861

 

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Joseph M. Rowell E-mail

Cmeetchiefsnophoto.jpghief Engineer

Served as Chief:
1861 - 1865

 

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S.B. Breed E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1865 - 1873

 

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Abraham C. Moody E-mail

Cmeetchiefsnophoto.jpghief Engineer

Served as Chief:
1873 - 1890

 

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Charles H. Downing E-mail

Cmeetchiefsnophoto.jpghief Engineer

Served as Chief:
1890 - 1905

 

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Thomas A. Harris E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1905 - 1912


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Edward Chase E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1912 - 1931


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William J. Welch E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1931 - 1939


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Joseph E. Scanlon, Sr E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1939 - 1960


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Walter H. Carter E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1960 - 1972


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Joseph E. Scanlon Jr. E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1972 - 1987


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William P. Conway E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1987 - 1987


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Paul Kirby E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1987- 1988

 

 
Curtis T. Numberg E-mail

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Served as Chief:
1988 - 2003


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Edward F. Higgins, Jr E-mail

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Served as Chief:
2003 - 2008


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