Houston Fire Fighter from 1889-1923. . Joined the fire fighters in 1889 and served under every paid chief from that date until his death. He was chauffeur and engineer at Station No. 10 at the time of his death. Father of Perry Chaloupka. Brother of Mrs. W. G. French, Mrs. J. M. Giesselman, Mrs. C. I. Leach and Mrs. George Sager, and W. A. Chaloupka.