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Gordon H. Matheson ( Missoula 1947 )

posted: Nov 5, 2006

Gordon, of Conrad, Montana, died October 15, 2006 at the age of 80. He enlisted in the Army in 1944 and served in the 394th Field Artillery during WWII. After being discharged in 1946, he enrolled in the School of Forestry at the University of Montana and jumped at Missoula during the 1947 season. Gordon was a farmer and served on the boards of many cooperatives and was a lifelong member of the Montana Farmers Union, and served two terms on the Montana Chamber of Commerce board.