Kevin Kirkland, second from right, is sworn in as vice president of Local 587 (Orange, Texas) by his uncle and retiring president, Terry Kirkland (far left).
Pictured second from left is Kevin’s father, Local 587 BM-ST James Kirkland. The photo was taken by Kevin’s twin brother, Keith Kirkland.
Both young men are fourth-generation Boilermakers. Their grandfather, James H. Kirkland Jr., was a trustee and asst. business manager for Local 587. Their great-grandfather, James H. Kirkland Sr., was also a Local 587 member.
Pictured to Kevin’s left and right are Dennis Verrett, trustee, and George Dronett, president. Seated is trustee J.R. Wilson.