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Roger Dale Knak

Roger Dale Knak, American firefighter. Named Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts American, 1974, one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985, 88, 89, 90; recipient certified of recognition Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1983.


  • Knak, Roger Dale was born on November 11, 1958 in Hillsboro, Kansas, United States. Son of Eldon Willard and Hilda (Funk) Knak.

  • Education

    • AS, Dodge City Community College, Kansas, 1979. Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, University of State of New York, 1990.


    • Paramedic, firefighter Ford County Fire Department, Dodge City, since 1978, paramedic, lieutenant, since 1981, captain, since 1987. Flight nurse Life Watch, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas, since 1989. Instructor firefighting and emergency medical technical recertification classes.


    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


    Fund-raiser Muscular Dystrophy, Dodge City, since 1981, member Church Sanctuary Choir, Dodge City, since 1984. Organizer Toys for Tots program, Dodge City, 1985. Member International Association Firefighters Local 2736 (secretary, treasurer 1981-1983, 87-88, president 1983-1985, 89-90), Kansas State Council Firefighters (trustee 1982-1985, western vice president 1985-1987, 89-90), Kansas Society Fire Service Instructors Clubs: Kennel (board directors Dodge City).

    Lodges: Masons (junior deacon).



    Fishing, hunting, camping, woodworking, bicycling.


    • Married Linda Jean Barnes, October 27, 1979.
    • father: Eldon Willard Knak
    • mother: Hilda (Funk) Knak
    • spouse: Linda Jean Barnes
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    Born November 11, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1979
      Dodge City Community College
    • 1990
      University of State of New York
    • 1978
      Dodge City, Kansas, United States
    • 1981
    • 1987
    • 1989
      flight nurse Life Watch
      Wichita, Kansas, United States