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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.

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Politics

    Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

    Membership

    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).

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, hunting, camping, woodworking, bicycling.

    Connections

    • 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)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Dodge City Community College
    • 1990
      University of State of New York
    • 1978
      Paramedic
      Dodge City, Kansas, United States
    • 1981
      Paramedic
    • 1987
      Paramedic
    • 1989
      flight nurse Life Watch
      Wichita, Kansas, United States