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Joe J. Douglas, Edit Profile

Fire chief

Joe J. Douglas,, American fire chief.

Background

Douglas,, Joe J. was born on June 9, 1928 in Topeka. Son of Josip Juraj Senior and Imogene (Taylor) Douglas.

Education

Student, Washburn University, 1950.

Career

Firefighter Topeka Fire Department, 1950-1983, chief, since 1983.

Membership

Chairman committee on religion and race United Methodist Church, Topeka, 1974. Board directors Topeka Boys' Club, 1975, United School District 501, Topeka, 1977-1985, president 1980-1981, 83-84. Bd directors Boy Scouts American, Topeka, since 1987.

Served as private United States Army, 1946-1948. Member International Association Fire Chiefs, Missouri Valley Fire Chiefs Association, National Fire Protection Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, photography.

Connections

Married Nathalia Jean Washington, January 29, 1950. 1 child, Shelly J. Douglas Wilder.

father:
Josip Juraj Senior Douglas,

mother:
Imogene (Taylor) Douglas,

spouse:
Nathalia Jean Washington

child:
Shelly J. Douglas Wilder Douglas,