Captain Leslie Hamilton was born on January 13, 1902 in Ellsworth, WI. He started with the City of Kenosha as a lineman for the citywide fire call box network. He joined the Kenosha Fire Department in 1932 and served as a Firefighter, Engine Driver, Lieutenant and Captain. He was stationed at House #3. Captain Hamilton was killed in a crash of the rig while they were responding to a call on January 17, 1954. He was survived by his wife Martha Hamilton and son, Thomas.