Fran Gambro was sworn in as a fire fighter at the Wheeling Fire Department on September 15, 1979. He served as Vice President of Wheeling Local 3079 for 10 years. He had been a member of the AFFI Political Education Committee since it’s inception in the early 90’s. He also served as PEC Chairman for 5 years (until his passing). Fran was very active in local and state campaigning and elections for friends of fire fighters. We lost Fran on February 25 (, 2001).
“Fran was a powerhouse worker for the AFFI.” President Dave Foreman
“The AFFI will truly miss our Brother Fran.” Secretary/Treasurer Kent Tomblin
“Guys like him don’t come along very often.” Legislative Rep. Ed Crews
“In Memory FRANCIS GAMBRO.” TAILBORAD TALK, June 2001, rear cover