Colonel Freemont Graves was born in Tahama County, California, June 5th, 1878 and with his parents moved to Union county, Oregon in 1880 and lived there until 1888 and with his parents moved to Enterprise where he has made his home ever since.
He was married to Lena Davis on September 20, 1901 to them were born two children, Don age 7 and Nadine age 4.
Mr. Graves ahs been engaged in the stock industry in Wallowa county since a small boy. For several years he has been a member of the Woodmen, Elk and K. of P. lodges.
He has been in poor health for the last three years although he never gave up until the end came, Nov. 10th, 1920. He is survived by his wife and two children, his mother, Mrs. R. Rice of Puyallup, Wash., and two brothers, W.H. of Boise, Idaho, and Mark of Caldwell, Idaho.
Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, November 18, 1920