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John Harrison Willson, III, American firefighter. Certified emergency technician, firefighter/driver operator, fire officer, Colorado. Named to Outstanding Young Men of America, 1986; recipient firefighting awards.

Background

III, John Harrison Willson, was born on August 12, 1959 in Port Angeles, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Harrison Junior and Doris Kay (Atwood) W.

Education

Bachelor of General Studies, University Idaho, 1985. Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science, Colorado Mountain College, Vail, 1988.

Career

Forest firefighter, Department Natural Resources, Forks, Washington, 1979;various positions, Potlatch and Moscow, Idaho., 1980-1986;resident firefighter, Moscow Volunteer Fire Department, 1981-1985;fire captain, Moscow Volunteer Fire Department, 1985-1986;emergency medical technician, Eagle County Ambulance District, Vail, 1989-1992;public safety officer, Beaver Creek (Colorado) Security, since 1986;firefighter, Avon (Colorado) Fire Department, 1986-1991;fire captain, Avon (Colorado) Fire Department, since 1991. Teacher Colorado Mountain College, 1991-1992. Board directors Moscow Fire Department, 1984-1986.

Achievements

  • Certified emergency technician, firefighter/driver operator, fire officer, Colorado.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: snow skiing, running, reading, biking, softball.

Connections

father:
John Harrison W. Junior

mother:
Doris Kay (Atwood) W.