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Sharon McConnel,
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William S. Paddock (1878 - 1952)

Index, January 24, 1952

William S. Paddock, the first Forest Ranger to serve at the High Valley Station died last Monday at the age of 73 at Arlington, Washington.

He married Verna Cramer. Both the Paddock and Cramer families lived in the Ola community for many years.

The William Paddock family moved to Arlington, Washington, in 1926 where they have since resided, and where a lime quarry has been established on his farm on Porter Creek.

He is survived by his widow, Verna Paddock of Arlington; seven sons, three daughters, two sisters, 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Courtesy of Kathy Sutton Strickland, Ola Cemetery Researcher

He and Verna Cramer were married 24 December 1901, in Mahleur County, Oregon.
Their children:
Ada, b. 1902
Loretta b. 1904
Albert E. b. 1907
Edgar b 1908
Howard b. 1911
Louis b. 1913
Orville b. 1915
Alta, b. Oct. 16, 1917, d. same day, buried at Ola
Alice (twin) b. 1917
Clifford b. 1919
Oliveen b. 1922
Merle b. 1924

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