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Edward Allen Cleveland, American consultant. Certified firefighter, instructor, officer, fire inspector, emergency medical technical.


Cleveland, Edward Allen was born on October 30, 1950 in Durand, Michigan, United States. Son of Victor Allen and Mary Josephine (Bentley) Cleveland.


Student, Olivet Nazarene College, 1968-1969. 73-75;Student, Wayne Community College., Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1971-1972;Student, St. Petersburg Junior College, 1978-1979;Student, Center Florida Community College, Ocala, Florida, 1986;AS in Fire Science, Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, 1993;graduate executive fire officer program, National Fire Academy, 1992.


Ambulance attendant, DVA Ambulance, Inc., Durand, Michigan, 1967-1970;emergency room technical, Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee, Illinois, 1973-1975;regional sales representative, Dallas & Mavis, South Bend, Indiana, 1975-1977;firefighter, West Side Fire and Rescue, Bradenton, 1977-1978;Lieutenant, West Side Fire & Rescue, Bradenton, 1978-1980;captain, West Side Fire & Rescue, Bradenton, 1980-1986;administrative assistant, West Side Fire & Rescue, Bradenton, 1986-1987;chief, West Side Fire & Rescue, Bradenton, since 1987. Speaker, International Society of Fire Svc. Institute, since 1979.


  • Certified firefighter, instructor, officer, fire inspector, emergency medical technical.


Technology director Living Christmas Tree, 1st Church of Nazarene, Bradenton, since 1989. With United States Air Force, 1970-1975. Lieutenant Civil Air Patrol, since 1989, squadron commander, since 1990.

Member International Association Fire Chiefs, Florida Fire Chiefs Association, International Society Fire Svc. Instrs. (board directors eastern region since 1990, board directors Florida chapter 1977-1979, president 1979), Hazardous Materials Training and Education Association (president), Manatee Fireman's Mutual Aid Association (president 1978), Manatee Amateur Radio Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: amateur radio, music, photography, woodworking, flying.


Married Sonja Mae Hixson, October 16, 1976. Children: Allyssa Caryn, Allen Scott.

Victor Allen Cleveland

Mary Josephine (Bentley) Cleveland

Sonja Mae Hixson

Allyssa Caryn Cleveland

Allen Scott Cleveland