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Walter,88, was born July 17, 1927, in Corbin, Kentucky. He was a smokejumper at McCall, Idaho, during the summers of 1949, 1954, and 1955 and had 26 fire jumps in addition to his training jumps. Walt was a pilot for Trans-World Airways for 30 years. In retirement he lived in Tucson and Marana, Arizona. His date of death was sometime before 2015.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Brafford, Walter George (McCall 1949)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 484.