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fire chief , consultant , investor

Bill Glen Roberts, American fire chief, investor, consultant. Recipient John Stemmons Service award Dallas Fire Department, 1979; International Association Fire Chiefs scholar, 1967.


Roberts, Bill Glen was born on June 2, 1938 in Deport, Texas, United States. Son of Samuel Westbrook and Ann Lee (Rhodes) Roberts.


Student, Southern Methodist University, 1968. Student, North Texas State University, 1974. Graduate paramedic course, University Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1974.

Graduate Executive Program for Fire Service, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1978. Associate of Applied Science, El Centro Junior College, Dallas, 1980. Graduate executive fire officer program, National Fire Academy, 1989.


With, Dallas Fire Department, 1958-1982; Lieutenant, Dallas Fire Department, 1964-1967; captain, Dallas Fire Department, 1967-1971; division fire chief, Dallas Fire Department, 1971-1979; assistant fire chief, Dallas Fire Department, 1979-1983; fire chief, Austin (Texas) Fire Department, 1983-1994. Technical board directors Foundation Fire Safety, Washington, 1982-1985. Adjunct facultyNat. Fire Academy, 1981-1986.

Aft. State Life of Indianapolis, Dallas, 1962. Owner Personnel Testing Laboratory, Dallas, 1963. Real estate salesman DaleCopus Realtor, Dallas, 1963-1966.

Salesman intercommunications equipment Chandler Sound, Dallas, 1966-1967. Field engineer International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Dallas, 1968. Consultant U. Tennessee, 1974, Georgia Institute Technology, 1974, Texas Department Health Resources, 1973-1978, Rand Corporation, Washington, Mission Research, Santa Barbara, California, Macro.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Express Mail Service Dallas, 1978. (with others) Anesthesia for Surgery Trauma, 1976, Express Mail Service Measures to Improve Care, 1980. Contributor articles to periodicals.


Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.


The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.


Committee chairman Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1962-1965. Member task force American Heart Association, Austin, 1973-1983. Board directors Brackenridge Hospital, 1989, Rehabilitation Hospital Austin, 1992-1994, Austin Police Pensions Board, 1989, Capitol Area county Boy Scouts American, 1989-1992.

Member International Association Fire Chiefs, American Heart Association, North Texas Council of Govts. (regional emergency service advisory county 1973-1979), Foundation Fire Safety (technical board directors 1982-1985), Texas Association Realtors, Asheville World Affairs Council, People to People International, Rotary.


Married Ramona Ryall, June 1, 1963 (deceased November 1988). 1 child, Renee Ann; Married Johana R. Caines, October 14, 2000.

Samuel Westbrook Roberts

Ann Lee (Rhodes) Roberts

Johana R. Caines

Ramona Ryall

Renee Ann Roberts