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George died June 9, 2011. He was born in 1911 and grew up on a farm in Kansas, worked in open pit copper mines in Utah and spent four years in the Civilian Public Service during WWII. He was drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1942 from Midvale, Utah, where is occupation was listed as Carpenter. After two years in the CPS in Carmel, California, he trained as a smokejumper at McCall and jumped the 1944-45 seasons where he got three fire jumps in 1944 and seven during the busy 1945 season. After the war, George worked as a carpenter for 28 years in California and then went into the dairy business for another two years.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Anderson, George A. (McCall 1944)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 490.