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Eugene Marquette is the answer for Week 491 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.
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Wednesday: Lineman U.S. Forest Service
Thursday: Lumber grader
Friday: Left about 1973
Saturday: Works for several mills
Monday: Died in 1985
Tuesday: Died in Oregon
Wednesday: Buried in Oregon
Thursday: Shared his memories of McGill Spur and other local places
Friday: Shared memories of people in Ahsahka
Saturday: Remembers a group of homes around the Nez Perce Church before it was moved
Eugene Marquette was born in Ahsahka June 27, 1907 to Frank Edwin Marquette and Charolette Jeanie Meggitt. He shared his memories of the area with an interviewer and typed copy is housed at the Clearwater Historical Museum in Orofino.
Marquette worked as a lineman for the U.S. Forest Service and later at a number of mills as a lumber grader. He left the area with his family in about 1973 and died in Lincoln City, OR in August 1985.
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