HISTORY

December 22, 1948

First Charter signed between International & Local 1005

March 30, 1949

Local 1005 certified with National Labor Relations Board

October 23, 1949

First Membership Minutes with President Lou Orban

July 20, 1950

First Executive Board Minutes

November 18, 1962

Plans for New Building finalized “bid”. John Havens, President, Plans taken to International

January 20, 1963

Bids $395,000 – $500,000

April 21, 1963

Breaking Ground (plan completion by December 15, 1963)

December 15, 1963

First Membership Meeting held in new hall

April 9, 1972

Mortgage Burning

December 22, 1948

First Charter signed between International & Local 1005

March 30, 1949

Local 1005 certified with National Labor Relations Board

October 23, 1949

First Membership Minutes with President Lou Orban

July 20, 1950

First Executive Board Minutes

November 18, 1962

Plans for New Building finalized “bid”. John Havens, President, Plans taken to International

January 20, 1963

Bids $395,000 – $500,000

April 21, 1963

Breaking Ground (plan completion by December 15, 1963)

December 15, 1963

First Membership Meeting held in new hall

April 9, 1972

Mortgage Burning

Presidents

  • 10/49 to 6/50: Lou Orban
  • 6/50 to 12/50: George Sweda
  • 1/51 to 6/52: Laurence McClure
  • 6/52 to 6/53: Peter Boros
  • 6/53 to 6/54: Raymond Yauger
  • 6/54 to 6/55: Albert (Bud) Hlavin
  • 6/55 to 6/56: Howard Schwartz
  • 6/56 to 2/58: Francis J. Smith
  • 2/58 to 4/58: John Callahan
  • 4/58 to 11/58: Bert Foster
  • 11/58 to 10/60: Phil Skebe (deceased 10/3/60)
  • 10/60 to 6/61: Albert (Bud) Hlavin
  • 6/61 to 6/63: John Havens
  • 6/63 to 6/65: Gene Murphy
  • 6/65 to 6/67: Melvin Witt
  • 6/65 to 6/69: Roy Goforth
  • 6/69 to 6/75: William Brake
  • 6/75 to 6/78: John Havens
  • 6/78 to 6/84: Larry Moran
  • 6/84 to 10/86: Robert Wickline
  • 10/86 to 6/87: Victor Seghy
  • 6/87 to 6/90: Richard H. Hutton
  • 6/90 to 6/99: Gerald L. Schmidt
  • 6/99 to 6/02: John B. Coyne
  • 6/02 to 6/05: Gerald Schmidt
  • 6/05 to 2/07: Ron Jonila (deceased 2/20/07)
  • 2/07 to 6/11: Tito Boneta
  • 6/11 to 5/17: Steve Frammartino
  • 7/17 to Present: Mike Caldwell

Presidents

  • 10/49 to 6/50: Lou Orban
  • 6/50 to 12/50: George Sweda
  • 1/51 to 6/52: Laurence McClure
  • 6/52 to 6/53: Peter Boros
  • 6/53 to 6/54: Raymond Yauger
  • 6/54 to 6/55: Albert (Bud) Hlavin
  • 6/55 to 6/56: Howard Schwartz
  • 6/56 to 2/58: Francis J. Smith
  • 2/58 to 4/58: John Callahan
  • 4/58 to 11/58: Bert Foster
  • 11/58 to 10/60: Phil Skebe (deceased 10/3/60)
  • 10/60 to 6/61: Albert (Bud) Hlavin
  • 6/61 to 6/63: John Havens
  • 6/63 to 6/65: Gene Murphy
  • 6/65 to 6/67: Melvin Witt
  • 6/65 to 6/69: Roy Goforth
  • 6/69 to 6/75: William Brake
  • 6/75 to 6/78: John Havens
  • 6/78 to 6/84: Larry Moran
  • 6/84 to 10/86: Robert Wickline
  • 10/86 to 6/87: Victor Seghy
  • 6/87 to 6/90: Richard H. Hutton
  • 6/90 to 6/99: Gerald L. Schmidt
  • 6/99 to 6/02: John B. Coyne
  • 6/02 to 6/05: Gerald Schmidt
  • 6/05 to 2/07: Ron Jonila (deceased 2/20/07)
  • 2/07 to 6/11: Tito Boneta
  • 6/11 to present: Steve Frammartino
  • 7/17 to Present: Mike Caldwell

Shop Chairmen

  • 10/49 to 6/50: Milt Cramer
  • 6/50 to 6/52: Nathan Miller
  • 6/52 to 6/54: William Wood
  • 6/54 to 6/55: Joe Oravetz
  • 6/55 to 6/56: William Wood
  • 6/56 to 6/59: George Mesko
  • 6/59 to 6/61: John Martin Jr.
  • 6/61 to 6/63: George Mesko
  • 6/63 to 6/67: Roy Goforth
  • 6/67 to 6/69: Armand Robidoux
  • 6/69 to 6/71: Gary Gregorek
  • 6/71 to 5/72: Roy Goforth
  • 6/72 to 6/75: Joe Spring
  • 6/75 to 6/78: Bill Jennings
  • 6/78 to 6/81: Dick Fox
  • 6/81 to 6/90: Roger Montgomery
  • 6/90 to 6/92: Greg Fedak
  • 6/92 to 6/99: Wally Kijek
  • 6/99 to 6/02: Don Cyrus
  • 6/02 to 6/05: Ken Jelen
  • 6/05 to 6/08: Dan Smith
  • 6/08 to 6/11: Ken Jelen
  • 6/11 to 6/14: Bruno Razov
  • 6/14 to Present: Al Tiller

Shop Chairmen

  • 10/49 to 6/50: Milt Cramer
  • 6/50 to 6/52: Nathan Miller
  • 6/52 to 6/54: William Wood
  • 6/54 to 6/55: Joe Oravetz
  • 6/55 to 6/56: William Wood
  • 6/56 to 6/59: George Mesko
  • 6/59 to 6/61: John Martin Jr.
  • 6/61 to 6/63: George Mesko
  • 6/63 to 6/67: Roy Goforth
  • 6/67 to 6/69: Armand Robidoux
  • 6/69 to 6/71: Gary Gregorek
  • 6/71 to 5/72: Roy Goforth
  • 6/72 to 6/75: Joe Spring
  • 6/75 to 6/78: Bill Jennings
  • 6/78 to 6/81: Dick Fox
  • 6/81 to 6/90: Roger Montgomery
  • 6/90 to 6/92: Greg Fedak
  • 6/92 to 6/99: Wally Kijek
  • 6/99 to 6/02: Don Cyrus
  • 6/02 to 6/05: Ken Jelen
  • 6/05 to 6/08: Dan Smith
  • 6/08 to 6/11: Ken Jelen
  • 6/11 to 6/14: Bruno Razov
  • 6/14 to Present: Al Tiller