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Guy Frederick. "Guy F." Atkinson
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1875, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1968
La Canada Flintridge
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Guy F. Atkinson was the son of stone mason George W. Atkinson(1836-1905) and Nancy J. Wilson Atkinson. There were 10 children in this family. Guy F.was married to Myrtle Herring, they had several children. Donald Atkinson their son was born while they were living at the Plaza Hotel in 1907. Guy F's parents owned the Plaza Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Guy F. listed his occupation as a contractor as early as 1907. Guy F. went on to found the Guy F. Atkinson Construction Company in the 1920's, specializing in dam projects and other major infra- structure projects in the west. This company grew by leaps and bounds. They were principles in the construction of hundreds of major infra-structure projects. Some of which were the county of Alameda Colliseum in Oakland, United States Interstate Freeway 5, south in Everett, Washington State and many others. Guy F's company was a principle in the following Dam construction, The Hoover Dam, Grand Coulee Dam, Bonniville Dam, The Dalles Dam, McNary Dam, The Pardee Dam, The Coolidge Dam, The Mangla Dam in Pakastan and many others. Guy F. Atkinson Co. also purchased Willamette Iron and Steel located in Salem, Ore. in order to have a ready source of steel for their construction projects. Guy F. Atkinson Co. also sponsored major building projects at Willamette University including the Atkinson School of Business. The Atkinson Foundation was funded by Guy F., George, and other members of the family. It exists to this day and provides scholarships at Willamette University to deserving individuals. A life well lived and remembered for his generosity and business acumen. 
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  Myrtle Laurella Herring Atkinson (1879 - 1926)
  George Herring Atkinson (1905 - 1978)*
  Donald Wilson Atkinson (1907 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose City Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Sect F Atkinson Mausoleum
Created by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
Record added: Jan 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103132953
Guy Frederick. Guy F. Atkinson
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Guy Frederick. Guy F. Atkinson
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
Guy Frederick. Guy F. Atkinson
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
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This he did indeed do
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Jul. 30, 2014
Guy F. you are not forgotten, RIP you accomplished much in your life, you were instrumental in changing the face of this country in a spectacular way.
- Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
 Added: Jul. 30, 2014

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