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James Elwood "Jim" McLin was born on June 16, 1931, in Boise, Idaho. He married on November 25, 1954, in his hometown. He died on August 20, 1986, in Walnut Creek, California, at the age of 55. Jim jumped at McCall 1953-56. He served in the USAF 1951-52.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: McLin, James Elwood (McCall 1953)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 108.