Gary Treagesser

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Born in Indiana. Grew up in Oklahoma to age 30. Lived for about two years in Burbank, California, next to The Hollywood. Sophomore year of high school and part of junior year.
In Jackson Junior High School for three years and I ran with the toughest "hoods" in all of Oklahoma City. They had been my buddies since elementary school. Many would say I had a rough and tough childhood but it make me who I am. I like me. My father died before I was two years old. My 1st stepfather abused my mother physically, emotionally and mentally for ten years until she divorced him with I was 13. I was working and earning my own money as young as six years old. I worked about 60 hours a week to get through the 10th, 11th and 12th grades in high school. I worked 60 to 80 hours per week for five and one-half years to earn my Bachelor Of Science at the University of Central Oklahoma (then it was Central Sate) in Edmond, Oklahoma. Started my career in certified public accounting with Arthur Young & Co., one of the eight largest CPA firms in the world. Worked five years for local firms in Oklahoma City - same senior partner, S, Gordon Shreffler. Came to Oregon at the start of 1977. Worked for a CPA firm in Eugene, Oregon for about two years. Became the Chief Financial Officer for the United States Subsidiary of an European based conglomerate in 1979 when I was 32 years old. In 1980 I started my own certified public accounting firm in Salem, Oregon. In 1998 I decided to work as a Chief Financial Officer for a private company in my hope that I could work less than 80 to 100 hours a week and maybe even less than 60 hours per week. It did not happen. I continued to live my job for various companies until I gave it all up in 2007 to become disabled.

In April 2018 I found Find A Grave. I created Treagesser Virtual Cemetery for my family members and for those individuals who have been important in my life.

If you are managing a grave memorial for someone in Treagesser Virtual Cemetery and wish to transfer management I will be willing.

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