Gallery #5 PEOPLE, SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS, CHURCHES
Denham Collection. William Francis Denham portrait.

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Record 480/2101
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Collection Reagan, Marjorie Tiedeman(n)
Photographer Denham, Hugh E.
Date of photo 1907 ca.
Description William Francis Denham portrait. Born in La Grande in 1887 to Hugh and Margaret Denham. Died in Baker City in 1942. Bill attended school through the 8th grade, then went to work on the family ranch and in his father's saddle and harness shop. In 1912 Bill married Elizabeth Irene Richardson (1888-1955). They had two children: May Eileen in 1913 and Ethel Marjorie in 1917. In 1907 Bill became a volunteer fireman and in 1910 was a member of the first paid fire department crew. He also worked in the harness shop for 25 years. At the time of his death, he had been a volunteer fireman for 37 years. A firetruck served as hearse.
Object ID 1987.2.78
Place 3rd. 1507
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