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Harold Henry Damman
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1886
Kittitas County
Washington, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1963
King County
Washington, USA

Harold was Florence's and Merritt's oldest child. He has the distinction of being the first baby to ride the first passenger train out of Ellensburg when he was but three months old.
He was attending Washington State University when he met his future wife, Ruth Fulmer. In 1919, Harold was an Efficiency Engineer in Bremerton. He became a Civil Engineer with the State Highway Department. He moved to Seattle in the 1920's with his wife and son.
He was Resident Civil Engineer on Railroad Construction in Seattle and was the inventor and patentee of the elevating excavator. He and Ruth adopted his niece and nephew in 1932. The family lived in the north end and all their children attended Roosevelt High School.
Harold passed away in 1963 in Seattle.

obituary from Seattle Times, August 29, 1963:
Funeral services for Harold Henry Damman, 77, will be at 1 o'clock tomorrow at the Adams Forkner chapel, followed by cremation. Mr. Damman of 3204 N. E. 94th St., died yesterday after surgery. Born in Ellensburg, he had resided in Seattle since 1924. He was a civil engineer for the State Highway Department for 28 years, retiring in 1958. He helped design the Olympia and Seattle freeways. Mr. Damman was a member of the University Methodist Temple, the Society of Civil Engineers, the Engineers Club and the Municipal League.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth F.; two sons, Marvin F., Seattle, and Maj. Leslie F. Damman, with the Air Force in San Bernardino, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Joanna F. Barnard, Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Fannie M. Cleveland, Pullman; seven grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. The family has requested that remembrances be to the Children's Orthopedic Hospital or the University Methodist Temple memorial fund. 
Family links: 
  Merritt Monroe Damman (1851 - 1915)
  Florence Agnes Stickney Damman (1859 - 1935)
  Ruth Elizabeth Fulmer Damman (1889 - 1976)*
  Marvin Fulmer Damman (1915 - 2002)*
  Joanna D. Finlay Damman Barnard (1917 - 1993)*
  Leslie Finlay Damman (1918 - 1996)*
  Harold Henry Damman (1886 - 1963)
  Fannie M. Damman Cleveland (1887 - 1963)*
  Raymond Merritt Dammon (1889 - 1959)*
  Dorothy Agnes Damman (1894 - 1901)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Memory Glen (Heather Slope), Lot 75, #1
Created by: Margie & Bob von M
Record added: Mar 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50213200
Harold Henry Damman
Added by: Margie & Bob von M
Harold Henry Damman
Added by: Margie & Bob von M
Harold Henry Damman
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 Added: May. 22, 2011

- Margie & Bob von M
 Added: Mar. 25, 2010

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