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 George J Dickson

George J Dickson

Birth
Scotland
Death 3 Mar 1953 (aged 73)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 123, Lot 224, Grave 3
Memorial ID 100023599 · View Source
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George J. Dickson, who came from his native Scotland in 1906 to Oregon and was a stock raiser and rancher in the state many years, died Monday in a Portland hospital.

Mr. Dickson was born August 12, 1879, at Hunthey, Scotland. After coming to Portland as a young man he was employed in the first plant operated here by Swift & Co., and later was associated with the Frank L. Smith Company as a cattle buyer.

He transferred his activities from buying to stock raising and acquired a ranch near Prineville, where he raised stock and became an exhibitor of Black Angus cattle. He also managed sever large cattle ranches in central and eastern Oregon. Prior to his recent illness he operated his own ranch in Washington County.

Mr. Dickson resided at 9000 N. Levee road. He leaves the widow, Ethel Sumner Dickson and a sister, Mrs. Jean McCoonachie, Banoff, Scotland.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Hennessey, Goetsch McGee morturary.

Interment will be in Riverview cemetery.

[The Oregonian, August 12, 1953, page 17]


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100023599
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George J Dickson (12 Aug 1879–3 Mar 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100023599, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by FriendsofRiverView (contributor 47910568) .