Joe R. Yockers

Joe R. Yockers

Joe R. Yockers

(1943-1959)

Joe Yockers began his fire service career with the Los Angeles County Fire Department in the early 1920's. He joined the Office of the State Fire Marshal as a deputy in 1932 and left to serve for two years in the Navy. Upon his return in 1943, Governor Earl Warren appointed him as State Fire Marshal.