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John W. Bamberger
John was a member of the Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company.

Birth: 1899 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Sep. 21, 1956 Dover Kent County Delaware, USA John was a dedicated member of the "Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company", Cheswold, Delaware. He served as Cheswold's 2nd Asst. Fire Chief, 1st Asst. Fire Chief, Fire Chief, Vice President, and President. He was elected as the 25th President of the "Delaware Volunteer Firemen's Association" (DVFA) and served in 1953. On September 20, 1956, during the DVFA's annual conference, Mr. Bamberger was elected as the President of the "Delaware State Fire Chief's Association". Only 5 hours later Mr. Bamberger was stricken with a heart attack. John died the next day on September 21, 1956 and was interred in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Smyrna, Delaware.

Burial: Odd Fellows Cemetery Smyrna Kent County Delaware, USA

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