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Charles was born March 24, 1925, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. We have no record of his death at this time (12/20). He jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season and got nine training and six fire jumps. Charles jumped at McCall during the 1946 season getting seven fire jumps and returned to Missoula for the 1948 season in which he got two practice jumps.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Kalbfus, Charles Lyon (Missoula 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 303.