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Protective services official

Richard John Bosted, American protective services official. Named Man of Year, We Turn In Pushers, 1979-1980; recipient Gold award, United Way Riverside, 1980.


Bosted, Richard John was born on May 11, 1931 in Brooklyn. Son of John Reinholt and Helen Mary (DuMolin) Bosted.


Associate of Arts, San Jose City College, 1969.


Fire fighter, engineer Compton Fire Department, California, 1955—1965. Fire captain Brea Fire Department, 1965—1969. Training officer Campbell City Fire Department, 1969—1973.

Fire chief San Carlos Fire Department, 1973—1977, Riverside Fire Department, 1977—1987. Fire protection officer United States Department State, Washington, since 1987. Fire science teacher Santa Ana City College, San Jose Community College, College San Mateo.

With United States Army, 1953-1955.


Vice president We Turn In Pushers, California, since 1978. Member International Association Fire Chiefs, Citrus Belt Fire Chiefs (president since 1983), California Fire Chiefs Association (director, vice president since 1984, president 1985-1986), Association Mexican Fire Chiefs, California Firemen's Association, Riverside County Fire Chiefs Association (president 1984), Exchange Club (president 1980).


Married Saundra Sue Payne, October 10, 1957.

John Reinholt Bosted

Helen Mary (DuMolin) Bosted

Saundra Sue Payne