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Harold, 88, died in Red Lodge, Montana, on January 10, 2013. He was born in Brewster, Washington, on January 2, 1925, and the family later relocated to Florida where he graduated from Palm Beach H.S. and Palm Beach Junior College. He served as photographer for the school's yearbooks. He registered for the draft on January 1, 1943, and, as a member of the Peace Churches, he qualified for the Civilian Public Service program. As a CPS jumper he worked at McCall in 1944 and NCSB in 1945. Harold had two fire jumps at McCall. NCSB records unavailable. Following his jumper time, he was construction superintendent and later as Director of Royal Eight Salvores, Inc. in Palm Beach, Florida, for 50 years.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Holden, Harold Hoyt (McCall 1944)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 422.