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"Ace," 96, died May 22, 2019. He was born December 27, 1922, in Kuna, Iowa. Glen attended Boise Jr. College where he played shortstop on the baseball team. Ace later graduated from Idaho State. He was a Naval aviator during WWII and you can see his display at the Nampa, Idaho, Warhawk Air Museum. Ace was involved in the Idaho Dairy Association and was President of the Meridian Dairy Days. He was a regular attender at the local smokejumper gatherings. Ace jumped at McCall 1946-48.

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Nielsen_Andrew-Glen_McCall_1946

Publication Date

June 2019

Keywords

Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries

Disciplines

Forest Management

Smokejumper Obituary: Nielsen, Andrew Glen (McCall 1946)

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