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James "Jim" Brown ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: Jun 16, 2007

James “Jim” Brown (Missoula ’46)
Jim died May 31, 2007, in Sandpoint, Idaho. He graduated with a forestry degree from Washington State College in 1939 and worked as an asbestos worker in Alaska in 1940. During WWII he worked on the “Manhattan Project” and jumped the 1946 season at Missoula after the war. In 1964 Jim established the 2,000 acre Homestead Ranch in the Pack River Valley near Sandpoint. He spent the remainder of his life on this property. He also owned land in Idaho, Washington and Alaska. Jim loved flying and flew for many years in Alaska.