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Richard L. Baumgartner ( Missoula 1958 )

posted: Aug 30, 2015

Richard died August 12, 2015, in Reedsport, Oregon. He served in the Army from 1955-57 and graduated from Michigan State University in 1959 with his teaching degree. Richard jumped at Missoula in the 1958-59 and At West Yellowstone from 1962-64.

He taught for 33 years, three in Michigan, and the remainder in the Eugene (Oregon) School District. Richard received two Master’s Degrees from the University of Oregon. He was a lifelong hunter and holds four Boone and Crockett blacktail deer records.

Dick also was a tree farmer and planted over 20,000 on his Oregon properties, pursuing conservation and protection programs for wildlife and forestlands.