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Donald Wilson "Don" Atkinson
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1907
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1994
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA

Don was born to Guy F. Atkinson and Myrtle (Herring)Atkinson in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Guy F. was 34 years old at the time, Don's mother Myrtle was 27 years old. Birth Certificate says their residence was at the Plaza Hotel. Guy F's parents owned the Plaza Hotel and they were probably staying there. Don attended college in Newburg, Ore where he met Alma Ruth Beard who was 16 years old at the time. She was attending George Fox University. Don and Alma were married in Newberg, Oregon in 1926. Don and Alma had 2 children, Virginia(1927) and Robert(1929). They divorced Feb 13th, 1934 and Alma retained custody of the children. Don worked for his father's construction company, Guy F. Atkinson Construction Co. for many years, and also farmed in the Milk River, Alberta, Canada area for a number of years. He remarried, Jaunita Belle Thompson. Don retired to Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Don and Jaunita eventually moved back to the US and lived in the Salem area until Don passed away in 1994. 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy Frederick. Atkinson (1875 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Alma Ruth Beard Austin (1910 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Virginia Lucille Atkinson Hutchinson (1927 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
Record added: Dec 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101566046
Donald Wilson Don Atkinson
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
 
Donald Wilson Don Atkinson
Added by: Robert Dunbar Austin Jr
 
 
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