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Matthew Fillip "Fil" Leanderson
Birth: Mar. 11, 1931
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 2006
King County
Washington, USA

Olympic Athlete. He was a member of the University of Washington's crew that won a bronze medal in the men's four-oared shells with coxswain at the 1952 Summer Olympic Games in Helsinki. He served as the head coach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1956 to 1959, the University of Washington from 1959 to 1967 and Western Washington University from 1977 to 1993. He was inducted into the Western Washington University Hall of Fame in 1998 and the University of Washington Hall of Fame in 2002.  (bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.) 
 
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  Dorothy Jane Lee Leanderson (1931 - 2011)*
 
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Burial:
Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 14, Lot 0580, Placement L, Grave 4
GPS (lat/lon): 47.71669, -122.34832
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Nov 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16633559
Matthew Fillip Fil Leanderson
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Matthew Fillip Fil Leanderson
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
Matthew Fillip Fil Leanderson
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
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