Download Full Text (46 KB)
Bill, 74, died October 29, 2009, in Gresham, Oregon. He was born August 4, 1935, in Baltimore, MD. He graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Range Management and began a 40-year career with the government. After working on the Okanogan N.F., Malheur N.F. and Fremont N.F., he retired in 1998 from the R-6 Regional Office in Portland, Oregon. Bill continued contracting with the Forest Service as a member of an Interagency Incident Management Team responding to fires. Over his career,Bill worked on over 80 major fires, many of them in overhead positions including Incident Commander.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Selby, William E. (North Cascades 1961)" (2009). Smokejumper Obituaries. 999.