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 Donald Gordon Atwood

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Donald Gordon Atwood

  • Birth 7 Nov 1935
  • Death 17 Jul 2011
  • Burial Offerle, Ford County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 73561556

donald gordon atwood 10th child of otha j atwood and elizabeth anna ellington of offerle kansas was born on november 7 1935 born on a small farm east of offerle . donald graduated from offerle high school on may 16 1954 two years later he joined the airforce and spent about six years in the airforce . e was sent by the usaf to syracuse university to study russian language . he translated one of the first documents on the sputnick. he was stationed at shiro japan , wright patterson afb in dayton ohio , richard gebaur ab outside of kansas city , mo and templehof ab at berlin germany

he served in law enforcement as a police officer in larnard kansas and kinsley kansas and then back in larnard kansas and then he went back to kinsley kansas. he spent several years raising his family in california working at a paper trucking company and then returned to kansas where he eventually became a police officer in hugoton kansas , he then accepted a job as a deputy sheriff for stevens county hugoton kansas . he then held various other jobs until he hurt his back and was disabled and then reached retirement age he was the father of five kids lisa lori thomas marc and troy and the grandfather of five kids nicholas austin jasmine skylar and cameron


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  • Maintained by: lisa atwood chrans
  • Originally Created by: The Old Genealogist
  • Added: 18 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73561556
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Gordon Atwood (7 Nov 1935–17 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73561556, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Offerle, Ford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by lisa atwood chrans (contributor 47632329) .