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Biography of Paul Helmer Young

Paul Helmer Young, representative of the bond department of the National Bank of Commerce at St. Louis and president of the St. Louis Junior Chamber of Commerce, is one of the most alert, wide-awake and progressive of the young business men of the city. He was born in Lander, Wyoming, July 26, 1896. He is therefore a western man by birth, training and experience and has always been possessed by the spirit of western enterprise and progress which has been the dominant element in the upbuilding of the great empire beyond the Mississippi. His father, the Rev. Benjamin Young, is pastor of the Union Methodist Episcopal church of St. Louis and is mentioned elsewhere in this work. Paul H. Young was educated in the Lincoln high school at Portland, Oregon, also in the Topeka high school at Tokepa, Kansas, from which he was graduated with the class of 1915, and in the Wesleyan University at Middletown, Connecticut. While a student there he enlisted for service in the European war and became a second lieutenant of infantry in the Sixty-third Pioneer Infantry, which was stationed at Camp Dix, New Jersey, where be received his discharge in December, 1918, following the signing of the armistice. From January until May, 1919, he was general secretary of the University of Missouri Y.M.C.A. Subsequently he became associated with the United States treasury department, serving...

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Bowen, Robert – Obituary

Island City, Oregon Robert “Blackie” Bowen, 81 of Island City died at his home Aug. 1. A celebration of life will be held at the American Legion in La Grande. Time and date will be announced at a later date. Blackie was born on Feb. 1, 1926, to John and Alberta Mills Bowen in Riverton, Wyo. He served in the Navy from 1942 to 1945. He married Betty Bretz of Nyssa, Idaho, on June 20, 1950, in Winnemucca, Nev. Blackie was a member of Operating Engineers Local 701 in Portland and Local 370 in Spokane. He was a 40-year member of the Eagles club and American Legion in La Grande. He loved playing pool with his buddies in La Grande and enjoyed having hamburgers at the Legion on Tuesdays with his wife and friends. Blackie also loved to make pool cues in his shop. Blackie is survived by his wife, Betty Bretz Bowen; his children, Mike and Marilyn Bowen of Elgin, Dan and Honour Bowen, Susan and Delmer Hanson, and Rick and Tina Bowen, all of La Grande and Jerry Bowen of Salem, 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, siblings and their spouses, Jack and Vivian Bowen of Pendleton, Bernice Cleaver of Hermiston and Bill and Marguerite Bowen of St. Maries, Idaho. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grande Ronde Hospice in care of Loveland Funeral...

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White, Ruby Jewel Sanders Mrs. – Obituary

Ruby J. White, 75, a resident of Baker Valley, died April 2, 2005, at her home. Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Private interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Ruby Jewel White was born March 3, 1930, at Shoshoni, Wyo., to Raymond and Kristen Sanders. She attended school at Canyon City, Prairie City, Belshaw District 20 and was a graduate of Grant Union High School. She worked for Smith Brothers Moving and Storage and then for Ellingson Timber and Ellingson Lumber, retiring in 1994 after 35 years. Ruby lived for her family and friends. She was always giving, expecting nothing in return. Ruby played the piano, watched and fed the birds, but most of all loved to hunt — be it for rocks, mushrooms, deer, elk, shed horns or even the missed potatoes in the fields. Ruby’s family hopes that friends will take a few minutes to reflect on their memories of Ruby and share them with others who loved and cared for her. Survivors include her sons, Doug White of Baker City and Dave White and his wife, Bev, of Baker City; a granddaughter, Jessica White of Star, Idaho; and grandson, Max White of Wesidt, Germany; great-granddaughter, Paige Armstrong of Star, Idaho; brothers, Ray Sanders of Ontario and Jim Sanders and his wife, Lee, of Baker City; and...

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Maher, Kimberly Ann Maynard Mrs. – Obituary

Kimberly Ann Maher, 42, of Wheatland, Wyo., a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 1, 2004, at the Wyoming Medical Center. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Michael Carr will officiate. Kimberly was born on May 24, 1961, at Canandagua, N.Y., to Kenneth and Nancy Lawless Maynard. She was raised and attended school at Lander, Wyo. She moved to Casper, Wyo., on Oct. 7, 1992. She married Douglas Doc Burton Maher at Natural Bridge. She worked as a licensed social worker for the Platte County Sheriff’s Department. She also was employed by the Hemry Home at Casper, and at New Directions Northwest in Baker City. She enjoyed crafts, camping, cooking, traveling, whale watching on the coast and spending time with friends, family and her granddaughter. Survivors include her husband of Wheatland; her children, Joshua Derek of Casper, John Douglas of Spokane, Wash., Angel Dawn of Evansville, Wyo., Timothy David of Casper and Crystal Dawn of California; two sisters, Kathy and Kara, both of Casper; and two brothers, Kenneth of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Kevin of Lander, Wyo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hemry Home Scholarship Fund, 5223 S. Beech St., Casper, WY 82601. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 9, 2004 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Fremont County, Wyoming Census Records

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Fremont County, Wyoming Cemetery Records

Cemeteries are one of the most likely places people will search when looking for ancestors. Many of the old cemeteries only have records left as the cemetery itself went so many years with out care and the stones were used for other purposes, like leveling a building!! Hosted at Fremont County, Wyoming WYGenWeb Cemeteries in Fremont County Dubois Cemetery Lone Grave Shoshoni Cemetery St. Edwards Catholic Church Wilcox Masonic Cemetery Wind River Indian Reservation Cemeteries Aragon Cemetery LeClair Cemetery Blackburn Cemetery Warren Cemetery Collins Cemetery Shakespear Cemetery Miller Cemetery Blackcoal Cemetery Sharpnose Cemetery Hosted at the City of Cheyenne Lake View Cemetery Hosted at I Dream of Genealogy Mountain View Cemetery Hosted at Wyoming Gennut Index Mountain View Cemetery Index Mount Hope Cemetery Index I.O.O.F. Cemetery Lakeview Cemetery Hudson Cemetery Lysite/Lost Cabin Cemetery Index to Davis Funeral Home...

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