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Charles E. Varney
Charles was a member of the Carlisle Fire Company.

Birth: 1877 Denver Denver County Colorado, USA Death: Oct. 28, 1956 Milford Kent County Delaware, USA Charles Varney was a charter member of Carlisle Fire Company, Milford, Delaware and also served as their first Company President.

In January 1921 Mr. Varney, along with a few other firemen, planned the creation of what is now known as the "Delaware Volunteer Firemen's Association". At their first meeting, which was held February 24, 1921, Charles E. Varney was elected as the first President. He served as the DVFA President for three years (1921-1923). In 1971, the fiftieth anniversary of the DVFA, a medal was struck in his honor.

Burial: Odd Fellows Cemetery Milford Kent County Delaware, USA

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