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Ed was born in Richmond, Virginia, August 1927. He died August 10, 2015. He graduated from high school in Modesto, California, and fought fire in the Stanislaus NF 1945-46 before serving two years in the Marine Corps. Ed jumped at CJ 1950-51 and 1953. He earned his bachelor’s (1956) and master’s (1957) from the University of Florida. Ed worked for Union Camp Corp. in Savannah, Georgia, USDA in Placerville, California, and was with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Taiwan. He owned Southeastern Antiques in Jacksonville, Florida from 1970-85.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Hinkle, Edgar H. “Ed” (Cave Junction 1950)" (2022). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1601.
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