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George Alvin Atterbury
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1892
Sherwood
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1962
Douglas County
Oregon, USA


He served as PFC in WWI, Co.D 407th Telegraph Bn in the signal corps. He was a song writer and wrote the songs "Beautiful Oregon I Love You" and "The Old Covered Wagons Came Rolling Along and many others written about Oregon. His TV film "Beautiful Oregon" was the first commercial UHF telecast in the world. Another TV film "The Old Covered Wagons Came Rolling Along" was used by KGW-TV and TPTV to salute Oregon's 100 year centennial in 1959. He was the president of Atterbury Music Enterprises established by him to produce and distribute motion picture films. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Norman Polk Atterbury (1844 - 1898)
  Mary Elizabeth Turner Atterbury (1847 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Vivian C Miller Atterbury (1887 - 1968)
 
 Siblings:
  Louetta E. Atterbury (1870 - 1880)*
  Helena Frances Atterbury Baker (1872 - 1948)*
  Nora Bell Atterbury Clinton (1877 - 1942)*
  John Norman Atterbury (1879 - 1926)*
  Rufus Atterbury (1881 - 1882)*
  William Everett Atterbury (1884 - 1962)*
  George Alvin Atterbury (1892 - 1962)
 
*Calculated relationship

PFC, US ARMY
 
Burial:
Willamette National Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: B, 0, 3209
 
Maintained by: C Weisenborn
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 303299
George Alvin Atterbury
Added by: C Weisenborn
 
George Alvin Atterbury
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 19, 2012

- C Weisenborn
 Added: Jun. 2, 2010
 
 
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