Howard Colin Towse

Death:Sunday, January 18, 1981

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Howard Colin Towse, 68, died at the Veterans' Hospital in Seattle January 18. He came north to Ketchikan in 1936 and worked in the lumber industry, living later at Poorman and Fish Creek. During World War II. He served in the Army in Anchorage, and after the war he owned a sawmill in Ruby. in 1949 the family moved to Fairbanks, and he retired in 1978 from Local 375. Plumbers and Steamfitters. His wife. Norma, survives. [June1981]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, June 1981

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