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Lawrence Delano Whitmore

 


Lawrence Delano Whitmore was born April 24, 1928 in The Dalles, Oregon. He was the second child of Del and Fern (Churchill) Whitmore. He was brought home to join his sister Ethel just one year older. At that time, the family lived at the Spence Place. In 1929 the Grandparents, Tom and Nellie Whitmore moved back to their old home in the Mohawk Valley in Oregon and Del’s family moved up to the Whitmore Homestead. Eileen joined the family in 1931 and little sister Betty Jo in 1939.

Lawrence and his sisters attended Juniper Canyon school until it was time for Ethel to go to High School in 1940. There had only been the 3 kids for several years so it was a big move for 3 country kids....



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