Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes specific outstanding accomplishments of individuals rendering service to NFPA and to the cause of fire safety.

Award selection by: Resolution of the Board of Directors

Recipients

  • 2005 - Vincent J. (VJ) Bella
  • 2002 - Irving Mande
  • 1999 - John Vitkauskos
  • 1998 - Frank J. Fee III
  • 1997 - D. Peter Lund
  • 1995 - William A. Columbus
  • 1994 - James R. Beyreis, Glenn A. Erickson, Jonas L. Morehart
  • 1992 - Thomas G. Bell, Howard D. Summers, Jr.
  • 1990 - Saul Aronow, John F. Behrens, Thomas W. Jaeger
  • 1988 - Richard B. Boyd, Jr., B. Victor Hewes
  • 1989 - Frederic Rochart
  • 1986 - Donald J. Keigher, Henry D. Smith
  • 1985 - W. Hershel Sharp
  • 1984 - Courtney Alvey, Walter B. Howard, Jack O’Donnel, Leonard Corey, Norman R. Lockwood, Robert A. Pedersen, William Foley, E. Eugene McNamara, Herman A. Spaeth, C. Fred Hedlund
  • 1983 - Linwood E. Temple
  • 1982 - Donald C. Fleckenstein, Robert W. Lassell, George L. Morse, Paul H. Goodell, Robert H. Merz, H. Emerson Thomas
  • 1981 - K. G. “Red” Hulme, Lewis G. Matthews, Walter F. Schuchard, Jerome Lederer
  • 1980 - Ray Andrews, Richard W. Osborn, Jake Wischmeyer, Arch R. Gilchrist
  • 1979 - Richard L. Lloyd, Hugh Romano, Carl W. Walter
  • 1977 - E. A. Brand, Martin M. Brown, Kent P. Stiner
  • 1978 - Ross A. W. Switzer
  • 1975 - Dick Van Dyke, Byron Paul
  • 1973 - Harry Marryatt
  • 1972 - J. C. Abbott, William H. Doyle, Thomas M. Torrey, Walter Carter, Alan Stevens
  • 1969 - Carroll Shaw, Cecelia Wolfe
  • 1966 - Gladys Mueller
  • 1965 - A. Morrison, Ennis John Techton, Baron Whitaker
  • 1963 - Robert Van Dolah, H. H. Watson
  • 1962 - Dale Auck, Ed Tabisz
  • 1961 - Ray Hill, Jack O’Donnell, Jack Pryce
  • 1960 - R. C. Byrus, A. L. Ham
  • 1959 - Charles Bunn, Frank Fetherton, Roy Hudenburg
  • 1958 - R. D. MacDaniel, Al Steiner, Dave Stroop, Harold Muir
  • 1957 - L. E. Antene, J. J. Duggan, Norman Thompson, Warren Baker, Everett Fowle, Chris Thomson, Hylton Brown, W. M. Jones, Mark Walls, M. M. Brandon, George Richardson, Carl W. Walter
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