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James Eldon Washburn
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1928
Death: Jun. 15, 2007

James Washburn was born October 2, 1928 and was the 2nd oldest of the 16 children of Alvin and Bertha Dane Washburn. He served in the Navy from 1955 and 1957, after which he began work in an apprentice program with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. We was with the IBEW for 32 years, retiring in 1990. He also operated the family farm on Lead Mine Road and worked with his son on his home-based sawmill. He was well known for the Clydesdale draft horses he raised, and collected horse drawn farm machinery and produced maple syrup.

He was twice married. His first wife was Phyllis young who died in 1973. He then married Shirley Cook Harrigan on August 21, 1981.

James was survived by his wife, a son and daughter, two step sons and two step daughters, 14 siblings and their families, 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvin T. Washburn (1902 - 1971)
  Bertha Dane Washburn (1908 - 1982)
 
 Spouse:
  Phyllis Young Washburn (1933 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  June E Washburn LaVack (1927 - 2015)*
  James Eldon Washburn (1928 - 2007)
  Joanne Vivian Washburn (1931 - 1950)*
  Eleanor L Washburn Solar (1934 - 2014)*
  Sylvester John Washburn (1938 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Riverside Cemetery
Gouverneur
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: May 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26969095
James Eldon Washburn
Added by: Anne Cady
 
 
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Rest In Peace, Fourth Cousin.
- James E. Welch
 Added: Dec. 9, 2011
 
 
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