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Warren Hall ( Missoula 1949 )

posted: Jan 22, 2005

Short, 81, passed away December 19, 2004. He was a WWII veteran and graduated from Colorado A&M in 1950 with a degree in forestry.

Short made his first fire jump August 3, 1949, just missing the Mann Gulch crew by two spots on the list.

He spent most of his long career with the US Forest Service on the Cibola N.F. in Region 3 specializing in timber management.

Short retired and moved to Dallas, Oregon where he bought five acres and built a A-frame and lived until his passing.