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Rob, 52, passed away at his home in Seattle on October 12, 2001. He was born on May 26, 1949, in Hamilton, Montana. He attended grade school in Hamilton and Fairbanks, Alaska, and graduated from Helena High School in 1967, and went on to obtain a degree in business from Eastern Washington University. He then attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., where he earned a master's degree in business and his master's degree in law. Rob was licensed to practice law in Montana, Washington and Alaska. In addition to three seasons at Missoula, he jumped two more seasons at Boise.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Talbot, Robert Jay "Rob" (Missoula 1969)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1209.