Gallery #5 PEOPLE, SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS, CHURCHES
Denham Collection. Earle Oliver Denham, ca. age 18.

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Record 526/2101
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Collection Reagan, Marjorie Tiedeman(n)
Photographer Denham, Hugh E.
Date of photo 1915 ca.
Description Earle Oliver Denham, ca. age 18. Earle was born 9-11-1897 in Baker City. He died 11-1-1975 in Richland, Washington. He was the son of Hugh and Margaret "Maggie" Gooding Denham. He married Mary Louise Herfurth 7-19-1930 in Portland, Oregon. Earle was a gifted tenor singing publicly, including a classical repertoire, during the 1920's. In 1929 he went to work for KOIN radio in Portland, where he did announcing and singing but soon entered into the technology side of the radio business, later moving into TV. He retired in 1972 after 43 years at KOIN. Earle and Mary had two children: Dale Hugh born 5-6-1938 and Mary Margaret born 5-28-1940.
In 1992 Dale H. Denham published "Denham Threads: The Descendants of Hezekiah S. and Winney (Littell) Denham, 1802-1991," from which was drawn much of the information about the people appearing in the photos of the Denham Collection.
Earle had five siblings:
Margaret May 6-11-1885 in Pueblo, Colorado Died 1960
William Francis 4-14-1887 in La Grande Died 1942
Roy Archibald 7-29-1889 in La Grande Died 1932
Ethel Ester 2-22-1893 in Baker City Died 1900 (diphtheria)
Lloyd Ronald 9-5-1901 in Baker City Died 1968
Object ID 1987.2.126
Place 3rd, 1507
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