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Norman died June 19, 1993, in Ferndale, Washington. He was born December 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska. Norman jumped at Missoula 1945-50 and had seven training and four fire jumps during the 1945 season. Records indicate that he was in the Army 1943-44. Possible Airborne since he came to Missoula to jump. He married Josephine Rankin in 1951 while living in Montana.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Watkins, Norman Arthur (Missoula 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 307.