William Schneider

Fire Chief William Schneider joined the Coralville Fire Department in 1930. He was appointed Chief in 1937 and served until his untimely death on April 2, 1947 while working on a firetruck. His death was due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Chief “Bill” Schneider was known as a “hands-on” guy and was instrumental in his leadership at the Coralville Fire Department.