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Transcribed biography of Fred J. Eibel


Fred Eibel is a respected professional in the field of plumbing, heating, and cooling contractors. Just this past year he was runner-up as National Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractor of the Year. He has worked his way to the top. From being President of Gary Master Plumbers Association, he was elected President of the Indiana Association of Plumbing Contractors in 1938 and 1939. He was a member of the Apprentice Board in Gary when they started their own school -- one that is now a model for other cities. He served on the Indiana State Apprentice Committee in 1968. For 10 years he has been a Director of the Indiana Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors. He is an immediate past-President of the Association of Northern Indiana Plumbing and Piping Contractors, an organization created by the merger of associations in Gary, Hammond, East Chicago, Whiting, and Michigan City.

Besides his work, Fred has shown great community spirit. He has sung in the Trinity Lutheran Church Choir for 15 years, served on the YMCA Board of Directors, helped organize the building program for the Boy Scouts Sauk Trail facilities, been a Republican Precinct Committeeman, held membership in the Gary Steel Club, Gary University Club, Gary Country Club, and Kiwanis Club. He was the first President of the Beta Theta Pi Alumni Association for Northern Indiana. The United Fund drive, YMCA membership and fund drive, and Trade Winds Crippled Childrens Home have also benefited from Fred's energy and dedication. He has received numerous commendations and awards for his participation in these and other worthy causes.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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