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John Ezra Rinard was born on August 24, 1922. He married on August 31, 1951, in Payette, Idaho. He had four children during his marriage. He died on April 15, 1995, in Boise, Idaho, at the age of 72. He had retired from his position as a Roadside Manager for the Idaho Transportation Dept. He jumped at McCall during the 1947-48 seasons.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Rinard, John E. (McCall 1947)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1273.