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Harold J. "Hal" Weinmann ( North Cascades 1947 )

posted: Oct 15, 2007

Hal died September 10, 2007, in Redmond, Oregon. He started working for the Forest Service at age 16; working as a lookout, firefighter, and joining the smokejumpers in 1947.

Hal joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Buck during the Korean War. After the war he returned to Winthrop and transferred to Redmond when that base opened in 1964 and worked there until his retirement at age 55.