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John M Eversole
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1945, USA
Death: May 20, 2007
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Throughout his career Chief Eversole was a giver, and mentored a significant number of people in the emergency response world. He served his entire career with the Chicago Fire Department, rising through the ranks from firefighter to Chief of Special Operations. He was the founder of the department's Hazardous Materials Response Unit and was widely respected as a leader, innovator, and proponent of firefighter and hazmat responder safety issues. As Chairman of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Hazardous Materials Committee, he frequently testified before Congress on Homeland Security and firefighter safety issues. He was an original member of NFPA-472 (HazMat / WMD Response Technical Committee) and served as Chairman for over 10 years. 
 
Burial:
Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleums
Justice
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Michael Opitz
Record added: Dec 02, 2012
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John M Eversole
Added by: Michael Opitz
 
John M Eversole
Added by: Michael Opitz
 
John M Eversole
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Thanks Chief Not only for your training , but for being a friend & mentor.
- Michael Opitz
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012
 
 
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