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John Laurence McLaughlin ( Missoula 1959 )

posted: May 25, 2021

John, 27, died February 8, 1960, in Missoula, Montana, of Asphyxia (carbon monoxide). He was found dead in his car near Ben's Wrecking Yard on US Hwy #93 South. John was born July 22, 1932, in Basin, Wyoming, and was in the Army 1954-56. His occupation was listed as "Smokejumper." He jumped the 1959 season at Missoula.