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William J. Padden ( Cave Junction 1948 )

posted: Oct 27, 2008

Bill died October 22, 2008, in Duluth, Minnesota. He was born May 31, 1928, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He served in the 11th Airborne in Japan for 18 months before coming to Cave Junction where he jumped 1948-53. Bill graduated from St. John’s University in 1953, worked for National Cash Register for 20 years and owned Griff and Associates in Hibbing, Minnesota, before retiring.