From Geneva Daily Times 9 April 1904

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
The Citizens Hook and Ladder company has elected the following officers:
Foreman - Charles Madden
First assistant - Dennis Sullivan
Second assistant - F. Allen McGraw
Fire wardens - Stephen Manix and George Walters



From Ontario County Chronicle 13 April 1904

Phelps, N. Y. -
The officers of the fire companies that were elected at the annual meeting held Wednesday evening  were as follows:

Redfield Hook and Ladder Co.

Foreman - Harry Vincent
1st asst. - Geo. Howell
2nd asst. - Lydenger Clark
President - Jacob Dorn
Secretary - Lyrm Ottley
Treasurer - Albert Elias
White Hose Company

President - Chas. H. Burt
Secretary - Albert Bussey
Treasurer - Henry B. Whitney
Foreman - Edgar Vincent
1st asst. - Myron D. Crozier
2nd asst. - Frank H. Howe
Trustee - Wm. L. Crothers
Fire warden - E. F. Bussey
Delegates - E. L. Skellenger,
E. F. Busey
and Frank Bertch



From Geneva Daily Times 21 October 1904

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
At the annual meeting of the Winona Hose Co., held last evening, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year:

President - William Cosgrove
Vice-President - William Frethey
Secretary - C. J. Campbell
Treasurer - Ray Scott
Foreman - C. H. Buss
1st Asst. Foreman - Charles Joyce
2d Asst. Foreman - Robert Wells
Steward - J. J. Fox
Trustee for 3 yrs - William Muskett
Trustee for 2 yrs - John Madden
Trustee for 1 yr - Glenn Case



From Ontario County Chronicle 7 December 1904

Victor Fire Department elected the following officers at its meeting last week:

President - Frank Hopkins
Vice-president - George VanVechten
Recording secretary - Charles Goodrich
Corr. secretary - Homer Manley
Treasurer - Myron Jacobs
Chief - Henry Coykendall
Asst. chief - John Rechtenwald
Foreman - Romeyn T. Brace



From Geneva Daily Times 16 December 1904

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
At the annual meeting of the Foster Hose company, officers for the ensuing were elected as follows:

President - A. Bosshart
Vice President - John Daly
Secretary - A. H. Peachey
Treasurer - F. S. Bradt
Trustee - Gregory Lindner
Foreman - C. E. Peachey
First Asst. Foreman - James Ryan
Second Asst. Foreman - F. D. Van Dyne



From Geneva Daily Times 7 February 1905

At the annual meeting for the election of officers of the Folger Hook and Ladder company held in the rooms on Seneca street last evening the following were chosen:

President - F. W. Hadlow
Vice president - Arthur Schroeder
Secretary - Louis Klopfer
Treasurer - Max Rich
Forman - John Olschiwicke
First Assistant - Frederick Dorman
Second Asst. - George O'Neill
Trustees - Thomas Greenway,
Charles R. Guile
and E. M. Wright



From Geneva Daily Times 9 February 1905

The annual meeting of the Nester Hose company for the election of officers was held in its quarters in the Nester building on Exchange street last evening. The officers are:

President - Samuel K. Nester
Vice-president - Thomas A. Kane
Chairman - M. J. Rogers
Secretary - P. J. Jordan
Financial Secretary - M. F. Devaney
Treasurer - John O'Malley
Foreman - Michael Kelleher
First Asst. Foreman - James McCarthy
Second Asst. Foreman - James Eaton
Trustees - William DeVaney, M. J. Toole,
Lyman Gray

Delegate - Edward Murphy
Alternate - Thomas Fleming



From Geneva Daily Times 7 April 1905

Phelps, N. Y. -
At the annual election of the Phelps Fire Department the three companies chose officers as follows:

Redfield Hook & Ladder Co.

Foreman - Harry Vincent
First Asst. Foreman - Ludenger Clark
Second Asst. Foreman - A. S. Ellis
President - George H. Howell
Secretary - John Crough
Treasurer - Claude McMullen


Secretary - John Crough
Treasurer - Claude McMullen
Wardens - George Howell and
A. S. Ellis
Delegates to dept. meetings - A. S. Ellis, George
Howell
and Liedenger Clark

Edmonston Hose Co.

Foreman - George Bartholomay
First Asst. Foreman - Charles Main
Second Asst. Foreman - Ben Blivin
President - James Podger
Secy & Treas. - R. A. McMullen
Wardens - Ollie Broshard and
C. T. Louden


Delegates to village convention - T. J.
Dear, Ollie Broshard
and
James Podger

White Hose Co.

Foreman - J. E. Vincent
First Assistant - Fred Yells
Second Assistant - E. J. Bussy
President - B. E. Babcock
Secretary - A. F. Bussy
Treasurer - H. B. Whitney
Trustee - William L. Crothers


Fire Wardens - E. F. Bussy and
Dr. W. A. White
Delegates to village convention - E. L.
Schellenberger, W. L. Crothers,

and J. E. Vincent



From Geneva Daily Times 8 June 1905

Rushville, N. Y. -
Those who have joined the Rushville Hose, recently organized are:

Active members - Dr. A. T. Halstead, chief; F. C. Davis, assistant chief; W. F. Pearce, foreman; Charles H. Wood, Michael Brennan, J. D. Goodman, A. N. Twitchell, Ben Dusenbury, Ed. Howley, L. P. Detro, Ed. Beers, Fred Powers, W. G. Henry, A. Squier, Theron Davis, John Hurley, Ed. Hurley, George Foster, Alonzo Carson, B. H. Beach, Ralph James, Robert Barnes, Ed. McAllister, George Ebert, honorary members, M. W. Fisher, C. T. London, T. L. Graham, George Carson, Elbert Loomis, board of fire commissioners; H. C. Conway, clerk of fire commissioners; M. J. Wilson, Holden Torrey, W. L. Jones, J. H. Adamson, T. E. Furner, Dr. J. H. Wilkin, William A. Carson, Fred Harkness, G. M. Fitch, H. W. Clark, E. G. Lapham, W. R. Burnett.



From Geneva Daily Times 2 August 1905

At the annual meeting of the Hydrant Hose company held last evening, the election of officers resulted as follows:

President - Frank E. Fairfax
Vice President - C. M. Day
Secretary - H. R. Watson
Treasurer - Addison Cole
Foreman - R. H. Gulvin
First Assistant - E. A. Catchpole
Second Asst - Frank I. Stannard
Trustees - P. R. Cole, Perry Jacobs,
and E. B. Robson



From Canandaigua Chronicle 6 September 1905

Victor fire department has elected the following officers: Chief, Homer E. Snyder; 1st asst.,James W. Boyd; 2nd asst., Carl D. Smith; secretary, Milo F. Webster; treasurer, William F. Brace. The officers of the three different companies are: Hook and Ladder - Foreman, Fred Cardy; assistant foreman, Edgar Mead; wardens, Homer E. Snyder and James W. Struble. Hose - Foreman, Homer Manley; assistant foreman, James Lyons; wardens, William D. Lynaugh and Charles W. Goodrich. Engine - Foreman, Romeyn T. Brace; assistant foreman, George Van Vechten; wardens, C. Howard Stubbs and Seymour Bowers.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 13 December 1905

The following officers have been elected for the ensuing year by the Mutual Hook & Ladder company:

President - Frank E. Durkee
Vice-president - S. J. Swinehart
Secretary - George N. Horton
Treasurer - J. W. Ross
Foreman - Fred J. Tate
1st asst. foreman - William D. Boyland
2d asst. foreman - Zenus B. Davis
Trustees - W. F. Goldsmith, Leo J.
Levy, George A. Supplee



From Canandaigua Chronicle 10 January 1906

The following officers of the Ontario Hose company were elected Thursday evening:

President - J. T. Conroy
Vice-president - George Newland
Secretary - Miles Batchelor
Treasurer - A. Kohman
Foreman - E. J. Dempsey
First assistant - A. Douglas
Second assistant - L. Hilbourn
Trustees - D. Dempsey, A. Kohman

A. Johnson, Henry Griffin, Abe Linton
and Peter Doyle were received into the company.



From Canandaigua Chronicle 11 April 1906

The Victor Fire Department has reelected Homer E. Snyder as chief engineer. Mr. Snyder has efficiently filled that office for some time. The other officers elected are: First assistant engineer, C. H. Merrill; second assistant engineer, John Taylor. The company officers are: Engine company - Foreman, Seymour Bowers; assistant foreman, George H. VanVechten; president, Romeyn T. Brace; vice-president, Charles A. Sales; secretary, Milo F. Webster; treasurer, C. Howard Stubbs; wardens to the department council, C. H. Merrill and Seymour Bowers; delegates to the department convention, George H. VanVechten, C. H. Merrill and Henry Cuykendall. Hook and Ladder company - foreman, Fred N. Cardy; assistant foreman, William Farrell; secretary and treasurer, Allen R. Cornford; wardens, James W. Struble and James Boyd; delegates to department convention, William Farrell, James W. Struble and James Boyd. Hose company - foreman, James Lyon; assistant foreman, Homer Hunt; secretary, Everett Norton; treasurer, Charles W. Goodrich; wardens, W. D. Lynaugh and John Taylor; delegates to department convention, James Lyon, John Taylor and W. D. Lynaugh.



From Geneva Daily Times 8 December 1906

Canandaigua, N. Y. -
The following officers have elected by Erina Hose Company.

President - Frank Welch
Vice-president - John B. Hogan
Secretary - Richard Kinsella
Treasurer - Michael J. Farrell
Foreman - Thomas Cougevan
Assistant Foreman - James McPhillips,
John Keefe
Trustees - Charles McMahon
M. Kennelly, George Kuppins



From Canandaigua Chronicle 12 December 1906

The Mutual Hook and Ladder company has elected the following officers:

President - Frank Durkee
Vice-president - Frank L. Schauble
Secretary - Wallace Blake
Treasurer - George Horton
Foreman - George L. Boyce
1st asst. - Fred A. Moore
2d asst. - Stuart Hall
Trustees - William Gerlinger,
Manley Beeman, Charles Schauble



From Geneva Daily Times 7 February 1907

The annual meeting and election of officers of the Nester Hose company was held Tuesday evening. The election resulted in the choice of the following officers for the ensuing year:

President - S. K. Nester
Vice-president - T. A. Kane
Chairman - Mathew Rogers
Recording secretary - Peter Jordan
Financial Secretary - M. Devaney
Treasurer - John M. O'Malley
Trustees - W. Devaney, M. Toole
and M. Reddy
Delegate to C.O. S. Y. S. convention - William Tracy
Alternate - M. Devaney



From Canandaigua Chronicle 10 April 1907

Following are the newly elected officers of the Merrill Hose Company:

President - Abram C. Cappon
Vice-president - E. Raymond Church
Secretary - Howard L. Moore
Treasurer - Henry E. Weisenbeck
Foreman - Fred Kershaw
1st asst. foreman - W. M. Shoemaker
2d asst. foreman - R. W. Johnson
Trustees - C. S. Parmele, J. Kershaw,
Alexander M. Davidson

Fire wardens - Arthur Thompson,
Charles S. Coe



From Canandaigua Chronicle 17 April 1907

The Rushville Hose Company recently elected the following officers:

Chief - Alfred Squier
Asst. chief - Benj. Dusenbury
Foreman - George Carr
Asst. foreman - Edward Howley
Secretary - Robert Barnes
Treasurer - W. I. Jones
President - I. L. Graham
Trustees - Alfred Squier, George
Carr
and Edward Howley




From Geneva Daily Times 8 August 1907

The annual election of officers of the Hydrant Hose Company, together with the annual meeting of the organization, was held at the company rooms in Castle street Tuesday evening. The election resulted in the choice of the following officers for the ensuing year:

President - E. A. Griffith
Vice-president - C. Willard Rice
Secretary - Frederick T. Mogge
Treasurer - Addison Cole
Trustees - P. R. Cole, Perry Jacobbs
and H. A. Doxsee
Foreman - R. H. Gulvin
Asst. Foreman - Gregg Rogers
Second Asst. - George Jennings
Drill Master - F. E. Fairfax



From Geneva Daily Times 17 October 1908

Manchester, N. Y. -
At the annual meeting of Winona Hose Company of Clifton Springs, the following officers were elected:

President - William H. Frethey
Vice-president - Hugh Stevely
Secretary - Ernest Muskett
Treasurer - Charles B. Joyce
Foreman - Charles H. Buss
1st Asst. foreman - Michael McCormick
2d Asst. foreman - Frank Love
Trustee, 3 years - Charles Fox
Trustee, 1 year - Ray Squier
Fire wardens - Lemuel C. Horton and
Hugh Stevely



From Geneva Daily Times 20 February 1909

Shortsville, N. Y. -
The newly organized fire company held its first meeting this week Tuesday in the village hall. The following officers were elected:

President - Dr. G. W. Egleston
Vice-president - J. C. Harlowe
Secretary - William Mills
Treasurer - Charles H. Davison
Fire chief - George Proechel
First assistant - C. D. Bentley
Second assistant - Nelson Packard
Fire warden - Harry Warrillow

The name of the organization is to be Citizens' Hose Company.



From Ontario County Journal 9 April 1909

Rushville, N. Y. -
At a meeting of the Rushville Hose company on Monday evening, the following officers were elected for the coming year:

Chief - Benjamin Dusenbury
Asst. Chief - George Carr
Foreman - E. O. Hawley
Asst. Foreman - Joseph Abeel
Secretary - M. N. Abbott
Treasurer - W. I. Jones
Trustees - E. O. Hawley, George Carr,
Henry Walbridge

Committee - M. N. Abbott, E. O. Hawley,
George Carr

The following new members were elected: C. M. Fraize, John Randall, Granger Walbridge, Oscar Stark, Frank Davis, Theron Davis.



From Geneva Daily Times 7 April 1909

Phelps, N. Y. -
The annual meeting of the Edmonston Hose Company was held last night and officers elected as follows:

President - Charles Carrb
Secy. and Treas. - R. A. McMullen
Foreman - C. E. Norton
1st asst. foreman - Charles Maine
2d asst. foreman - Michael Welch
Fire wardens - Valentine Broshard and
C. L. Louden
Delegates - C. L. Louden, C. E. Norton
and Charles Maine



From Geneva Daily Times 8 April 1909

Phelps, N. Y. -
The annual meeting of the Phelps fire companies was held last night and officers for the ensuing year elected as follows:

Redfield Hook and Ladder Company:

Foreman - James Podger
1st asst. foreman, Fred Vincent
2d asst. foreman - Floyd Conklin
President - John Crough
Secretary - William Crough
Treasurer - Rollo Clark
Fire wardens - James Podger and
Fred Vincent
Delegates - Fred Vincent, William
Crough
and Floyd Conklin
White Hose Company:

President - J. Edgar Vincent
Foreman - B. M. Coon
1st asst. foreman - Ross A. Reynolds
2d asst. foreman - James Loney, Jr.
Secretary - A. F. Bussey
Treasurer - Henry B. Whitney
Fire wardens - E. F. Bussey,
R. E. Connolly

Delegates - James Cavanaugh,
Harry White
and A. S. Hildreth



From Geneva Daily Times 16 April 1909

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
The fire department of this village has elected the following officers for the ensuing year: Chief, George Muskett; 1st assistant chief, Charles H. Buss; 2nd assistant chief, Lawrence E. Martin.



From Geneva Daily Times 14 May 1909

The regular monthly meeting of the Winona Hose Company was held in their rooms in the Fischer building Thursday evening. Election of officers for the coming year, as follows; Foreman - Michael McCormick; 1st asst foreman - John Maslyn; and 2d asst. foreman - Rivhard Johnsson.



From Geneva Daily Times 15 October 1909

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
At their rooms in the Odd Fellows Temple building, on Thursday evening, was held the annual election of officers and business meeting of the Winona Hose Company. The following new officers were elected:

President - Lemuel C. Horton
Vice-president - Louis H. Maslyn
Secretary - Lionell C. Williamson
Treasurer - Charles B. Joyce
Foreman - Michael McCormick
1st asst. foreman - John Madden
2d asst. foreman - Frank Cooper
Trustee, 3 yrs - Roy Allen



From Geneva Daily Times 2 February 1910

The annual meeting of the Nester Hose Company was held at the rooms of the company in Exchange street last evening. The reports of the present officers of the company were received and new officers for the ensuing year elected.

Matthew Rogers
acted as toastmaster. The officers of the company as selected for the year are as follows:

President - Matthew Rogers
1st vice-president - T. A. Kane
2d vice-president - M. F. Devaney
Foreman - M. J. Kelleher
1st assistant - James Bradley
2d assistant - Peter Frank
Financial secy. - Grover Stevens
Recording secy. - James T. McCarthy
Treasurer - Edward McGuigan
Trustees - William Tracey, Patrick
Doran, George McGuigan
Delegate to convention - Edward Murphy
Alternate - Peter Frank



From Geneva Daily Times 8 April 1910

Phelps, N. Y. -
The Phelps Fire companies at annual meetings held yesterday elected officers as follows for the ensuing year:

WHITE HOSE COMPANY

President - J. E. Vincent
Secretary - A. F. Bussey
Treasurer - R. E. Connolly
Foreman - B. M. Coon
1st asst. foreman - R. A. Reynolds
2d asst. foreman - F. H. Howe
Trustee - Stuart Prichard
Wardens - James Cavanaugh, E. S. Warner
Delegates - F. H. Howe, E. F. Bussey, Henry Coon
Delegates convention - R. E. Connolly
Alternate - George Case

REDFIELD HOOK & LADDER


Foreman - Floyd Conklin
1st asst. foreman - Edward Westfall
2d asst. foreman - William Crough
President - Rollo Clark
Secretary - Edward Sanford
Treasurer - Edward Crough
Wardens - Edward Westfall, Edward Raymond
Delegates - Edward Westfall, William Crough, Floyd Conklin
EDMONSTON HOSE CO.

President - Cornelius Louden
Secy/Treas. - R. A. McMullen
Foreman - C. E. Norton
1st asst. foreman - Charles Maine
2d asst. foreman - Edward Brott
Wardens - C. E. Norton, Edward Brott
Delegates - C. E. Norton,
Charles Maine, Fred Westfall



From Ontario County Journal 8 April 1910

At the annual election of officers of the Merrill Hose Co. held on Tuesday evening, the following were elected:

Foreman - Walter Lovell
1st asst. foreman - A. E. Thompson
2d asst. foreman - George R. Ellis
President - John Kershaw
Vice-president - Charles S. Parmele
Secretary - Howard J. Moore
Treasurer - Henry Weisenbeck
Trustees - A. M. Davidson, William
Shoemaker, Charles Coe
Fire wardens - W. J. MacFarlane,
James H. Thompson

Delegates - A. M. Davidson, W. M.
Shoemaker, J. J. Lindner

Alternates - H. J. Moore, W. G. Barker,
W. J. MacFarlane



From Geneva Daily Times 16 January 1911

Clifton Springs, N. Y. -
The annual meeting and election of officers of the Foster Hose Company, the private fire company which is maintained at the Sanitarium, which was held in their rooms on Thursday evening, the following officers were elected for the coming year:

President - Gregory Lindner
Vice-president - Henry J. Bostwick
Secretary - Cyrus W. Sheehan
Treasurer - Frank S. Bradt
Foreman - John W. Walter
1st asst foreman - Arthur D. O'Neill
2d asst. foreman - Patrick Hanlon
Drill master - John P. Sheehan
Librarian - Joseph D. Gowing
Asst. librarian - John Conley



From Shortsville Enterprise 7 April 1911

The annual meeting of Citizen Hose Company was held in the hose rooms on Tuesday and the following officers were elected for the coming year:

President - C. D. Bentley
Vice-president - Earl F. Perry
Secretary - Floyd Gillis
Treasurer- Charles H. Davison
Trustee, 3 yrs - John Doley
Chief - George Proechel
1st asst. chief - Frank Smith
2d asst. chief - Harry VanOrman



From Geneva Daily Times 4 April 1912

Phelps, N. Y. -
The Phelps Fire Companies held their annual meeting Tuesday night and elected new officers as follows:

Redfield Hook and Ladder Company

Foreman - E. F. Bussey
President - William Crough
2d asst foreman - Edgar Westfall
President - Clarence Kelley
Secretary - Fred Wilson
Treasurer - Edward Crough
Fire wardens - Edgar Westfall and
Clarence Kelley

White Hose Company:


Foreman - James F. Kavanaugh
1st asst. foreman - Henry Coon
2d asst. foreman - E. S. Bussey
President - J. E. Vincent
Secretary - Minor Sebring
Treasurer - J. Fred Hutchens
Trustee - R. A. McMullen
Wardens - Valentine Broshard
and C. Bouden
Delegates - C. E. Norton Hutchens,
A. F. Bussey
and E. A. Reynolds
Edmonston Hose Company:

Foreman - C. E. Norton
1st asst. foreman - Charles Main
2d asst. foreman - Harry McDougal
President - George Peake
Secy and Treas. - R. A. Mullen
Delegates - C. E. Norton, George
West and Charles Main




From Shortsville Enterprise 12 February 1914

A new fire company has been recently organized in Manchester village with the following officers:

President - Dr. G. A. Shaw
Vice-president - Jacob Malter
Secretary - Frank A. Tucker
Treasurer - John Johnson
Foreman - L. A. Weider
Asst. foreman - Edward M. Murray
2d Assistant - Stewart M. Bennett, Jr.
Trustees - William H. Baird, John Gilman
and Robert P. Craig



From Shortsville Enterprise 26 March 1914

Manchester's newly-organized fire department has elected these officers: Foreman - Mr. Wilde; 1st Assistant - Mr. Murray; 2d Assistant - Stuart Bennett, Jr.



From Shortsville Enterprise 3 September 1914

A reorganization meeting of Citizen's Hose Company was held in their rooms on Tuesday night and the following officers elected for the ensuing year:

President - H. D. Aldrich
Vice-president - Chas. Hilyer
Secretary - Ray Packard
Treasurer - Earl F. Perry
Chief - Dr. G. W. Egleston
1st Asst Chief - Thomas Delahunty
2nd Asst. Chief - William Farrell
Fire Warden - Frank Smith
Trustee, 1 year - Ralph Petty
For 2 years - Clement Jessup
For 3 years - Harry Warrillow



From Geneva Daily Times 24 February 1915

Hall, N. Y. -
The Hall Fire Company met at Association Hall Saturday evening and appointed the following officers:

President - Frank Moore
Vice-president - George Renwick
Secretary - Frank Marks
Treasurer - Marvin Forster
Trustee 1 yr - L. J. Potter
Trustee 2 yr - C. S. Yeomans
Trustee 3 yr - Frank Rector
Captain - C. N. Kickkert
1st Assistant - Willard Ledgerwood
Engineer - Wesley Powell

The first, second and third assistants' places are to be filled later. The officers are Nozzleman, F. S. Rippey; first assistant, Thomas Saunderson; second assistant, Alex. Rippey; third assistant, L. R. Glessick.



From Shortsville Enterprise 15 April 1915

The annual meeting of Citizen's Hose Company was held in its rooms in the Goodnow block last week Wednesday night and the following officers were elected:

President - Chas. H. Davison
Vice-president - John A. Doley
Secretary - Ray VanOrman
Treasurer - Earl F. Perry
Chief - Dr. G. W. Egleston
1st asst. chief - William Farrell
2d asst. chief - Alfred Lord
Fire warden - Harry Warrillow
Trustee, 2 yrs - H. D. Aldrich
Trustee, 3 yrs - Frank Smith
Finance committee - Clement Jessup,
H. D. Aldrich and Frank Smith

Arthur C. Stevens was also elected a member of the Company, bringing the total membership to thirty-five.



From Shortsville Enterprise 13 April 1916

Citizens Hose Company held its annual meeting in its rooms in the Goodnow block last Thursday evening; the following officers were selected to serve for the ensuing year:

President - Charles H. Davison
Vice-president - Karl Hixson
Secretary - Clifford Dawson
Treasurer - Earl F. Perry
Trustee for 1 year - John J. Hixson
Trustee for 2 years - Louis L. Record
Trustee for 3 years - Arthur Lynd
Chief - George W. Egleston
1st asst. chief - Frank Smith
2d asst. chief - George B. Sage
Foreman - James A. Bassett
Fire Warden - Harry Warrillow



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