Montana Volunteers to Meet at Sidney
The Montana State Volunteer Firemen’s Association will hold its fifth annual convention at Sidney on June 8-9.
Starting in 1954 with delegates from 28 departments, the organization has grown quickly to the point where today it represents over 100 departments and more than 3,000 individual members.
During its young history the association has been successful in promoting legislation covering disability and death benefits as well as encouraging improvements in the state firemen’s training program.
Present officers include: President, Ben Gannon, Butte; secretary-treasurer, James V. Keyes, Bace Track; and vice presidents, Jack Miehle at large; Don Swisher, Whitefish; Robert Gliek, Sheridan; Robert Funk, Wolf Creek; C. O. Lundberg, Hardin; J. B. Dawe, Jr., Sidney.