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Gordon Sheldon

Gordon Sheldon, American fire investigator, inventor, electronic technician. Recipient Fire Fighter Year, Park County Rural Fire Department. Trustee South Kalispell Vol Fire, 2004—2007; Member of Flathead Valley Old Engine Club (life), Flathead Valley Ham Club (life).

Background

  • Sheldon, Gordon was born on April 12, 1955 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Allen and Janet Sheldon.

  • Education

    • Student in Electrical Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1973—1976. Graduate in Arts and Sciences, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispel, Montana, 2006. Graduate in Fire Science, Montana State University, Great Falls, 2006.

    Career

    • Electronic bench technician Fun and Games, Bozeman, Montana, 1978—1986. Owner, electronic bench technician G & S Electronic Repair, Livingston, 1986—1988. Electronic bench technician Royal Military Academy Computers, Kalispell, 1988—1998, Inacom Computer Place, Kalispell, 1998—2003.

      Robotics teacher Flathead Valley Community College, since 2004. Fire investigator, electronic expert. Alert Security, since 2004.

      Captain South Kalispel Vol. Fire, Montana, since 1999. Crew boss Wildland Fire Fighting, Montana, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Certified technician Hewlett-Packard, 1989, A+ certified 1990. Certified fire fighter 1 Montana State Fire School, 1994, fire instructor 1 Montana State Fire, 2006, hazmet technician, chemical identification Montana, 2006, licensed private investigator International Association Arson Investigators, 2002. Achievements include invention of alternate energy charging device.

      Design of new type of wind charger. Design of new type of stirling engine.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of Christ

    Membership

    Trustee South Kalispell Vol Fire, 2004—2007. Member of Flathead Valley Old Engine Club (life), Flathead Valley Ham Club (life).
    • Easthaven Baptist Church

    Personality

    Physical Characteristics: I have muscular distrophy found out 5 years ago.

    Interests

    Building steam engines, ham radio, robotics, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Holly Sheldon.
    • father: Allen Sheldon
    • mother: Janet Sheldon
    • spouse: Holly Sheldon
    • child: Dean Sheldon
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    Born April 12, 1955
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 2006
      Flathead Valley Community College
    • 2006
      Montana State University
    • 1978 - 1986
      Electronic bench technician Fun and Games
      Bozeman, Montana, United States
    • 1986 - 1988
      owner
      Livingston, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988 - 1998
      electronic bench technician Royal Military Academy Computers
      Kalispell, Montana, United States
    • 1998 - 2003
      electronic bench technician Royal Military Academy Computers
      Kalispell, Montana, United States
    • 2004
      robotics teacher, Flathead Valley Community College
    • 2004
      fire investigator
    • 2014 - present
      Advanced Electronics professor, Flathead Valley Community College
      Kalispell, Montana, United States
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