1964 - 1972
Charles Harrison was a Calgary native, born on January 28, 1912. Harrison played professional football for two years and worked as a teacher for one year before joining the Fire Department on March 5, 1934. Harrison was appointed Fire Chief on December 1, 1964. Chief Harrison continued to expand the fire prevention and training programs in order to keep up with the demands of an ever-growing city. Chief Charles Harrison retired on January 28, 1972.