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Eleanor Dooley



Eleanor Dooley was born December 21, 1913 at the family home in Pleasant Valley, Wash., to Andrew and Amanda (Kwam) Amundson, who both came to the United States from Norway. Eleanor attended school at Pleasant Valley for six years to complete the first eight grades and graduated from Goldendale High School in 1931 as an honor student.

In 1929, she joined the Goldendale Grange and remained a member for the rest of her life. In 1930, she became secretary of the Goldendale Grange, the Pomona Grange 5 and secretary of the Wool Growers Auxiliary.

Eleanor married Paul Dooley Sept. 9, 1933 and they moved to the ranch six miles south of Goldendale, where she lived for 61 years. During the...

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