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David Eugene Linebaugh

David Eugene Linebaugh, American fire marshal, educator. Recipient Achievement award Colorado Springs Colorodo of Commerce., 1993, Distinguished Achievement award Colorado Christian University, 1994, Pikes Peak Leadership Graduate award Citizens Goals, 1995.


  • Linebaugh, David Eugene was born on August 26, 1955 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Son of Gary Eugene and Doris Irene (Llewellyn) Finch.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, 1992. Bachelor of Science, Colorado Christian University, 1994. Master of Science, Colorado Christian University, 1997.


    • Dispatcher/patrolman Manitou Springs (Colorado) Police Department, 1975-1976, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Springs, 1976-1977. Vice president High Country Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning, 1978-1984. Combination inspector Regional Building Department, 1984-1987.

      Chief inspector Colorado Springs Fire Department, 1987-1990, deputy fire marshal, 1990-1994, fire marshal, since 1994. Professor fire science Pikes Peak Community College, since 1994. Professor management Colorado Christian University, since 1998.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.


    Member Regional Building Commission, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department, Colorado Springs, 1983-1984. Member Pikes Peak leadership committee Citizens Goals, Colorado Springs, 1995-1996. Member community action committee City of Colorado Springs, 1996.

    Board directors Wagon Wheel Council-Girl Scouts American, 1997. Member International Fire Code Institute (chairman education and certified committee since 1995), National Fire Protection Association (inspector qualification committee since 1991), Fire Marshals Association North America, International Conference Building Officials, Fire Marshals Association Colorado (secretary 1993), Colorado Christian University Alumni Association (board directors 1997).


    • Married Beverly Joan Good, February 14, 1985. Children: Christopher Aaron, Quinlan Scott.
    • father: Gary Eugene Finch
    • mother: Doris Irene (Llewellyn) Finch
    • spouse: Beverly Joan Good
    • children: Christopher Aaron Linebaugh
    • Quinlan Scott Linebaugh
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    Born August 26, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1992
      Pikes Peak Community College
    • 1994
      Colorado Christian University
    • 1997
      Colorado Christian University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Dispatcher/patrolman Manitou Springs (Colorado) Police Department
    • 1976 - 1977
      Dispatcher/patrolman Manitou Springs (Colorado) Police Department
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1978 - 1984
      vice president, High Country Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning
    • 1984 - 1987
      combination inspector Regional Building Department
    • 1987 - 1990
      chief inspector Colorado Springs Fire Department
    • 1990 - 1994
      chief inspector Colorado Springs Fire Department
    • 1994
      chief inspector Colorado Springs Fire Department
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