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Roger Dale Knak

firefighter

Roger Dale Knak, American firefighter. Named Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts American, 1974, one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985, 88, 89, 90; recipient certified of recognition Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1983.

Background

Knak, Roger Dale was born on November 11, 1958 in Hillsboro, Kansas, United States. Son of Eldon Willard and Hilda (Funk) Knak.

Education

AS, Dodge City Community College, Kansas, 1979. Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, University of State of New York, 1990.

Career

Paramedic, firefighter Ford County Fire Department, Dodge City, since 1978, paramedic, lieutenant, since 1981, captain, since 1987. Flight nurse Life Watch, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas, since 1989. Instructor firefighting and emergency medical technical recertification classes.

Religion

Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Fund-raiser Muscular Dystrophy, Dodge City, since 1981, member Church Sanctuary Choir, Dodge City, since 1984. Organizer Toys for Tots program, Dodge City, 1985. Member International Association Firefighters Local 2736 (secretary, treasurer 1981-1983, 87-88, president 1983-1985, 89-90), Kansas State Council Firefighters (trustee 1982-1985, western vice president 1985-1987, 89-90), Kansas Society Fire Service Instructors Clubs: Kennel (board directors Dodge City).

Lodges: Masons (junior deacon).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, hunting, camping, woodworking, bicycling.

Connections

Married Linda Jean Barnes, October 27, 1979.

father:
Eldon Willard Knak

mother:
Hilda (Funk) Knak

spouse:
Linda Jean Barnes