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Fire chief

Peter Joseph O'Connor, American fire chief. Recipient Citizen's award Baltimore City Police Department, 1973. Corporal United States Army, 1950-1953. Chairman Mayor's Arson Task Force, since 1981; member Governor's Anti-Arson Advisory Committee, since 1982. Member International Association Fire Chiefs, Baltimore City Fire Officers (president 1970-1979), Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Background

O'Connor, Peter Joseph was born on May 1, 1932 in Baltimore. Son of Peter Joseph and Elizabeth Veronica (McGovern) O'C.

Career

Lieutenant, Baltimore City Fire Department, 1960-1964;captain, Baltimore City Fire Department, 1964-1970;battalion chief, Baltimore City Fire Department, 1970-1977;battalion commander, Baltimore City Fire Department, 1977-1979;deputy chief, Baltimore City Fire Department, 1979-1980;chief fire department, Baltimore City Fire Department, since 1980.

Membership

Corporal United States Army, 1950-1953. Chairman Mayor's Arson Task Force, since 1981. Member Governor's Anti-Arson Advisory Committee, since 1982.

Member International Association Fire Chiefs, Baltimore City Fire Officers (president 1970-1979), Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Connections

Married Eileen Doris Strachan, February 7, 1959. Children: Karen, Kevin.

father:
Peter Joseph O'C.

mother:
Elizabeth Veronica (McGovern) O'C.

spouse:
Eileen Doris Strachan

children:
Karen O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor