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Earl Pickett is the answer for Clearwater History Trivia #612, a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.
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Monday: Orofino Celebrations, Inc. (OCI) member
Tuesday: Radio technician
Most people knew Earl Pickett in relation to his Farmers Insurance Agency that he had for 27 years, but during his career years, he also worked for Camas Prairie Railroad, Ahsahka planer mill and the U.S. Post Office. Civically, he was a Clearwater Water County Commissioner, served on the Idaho Counties Risk Management board and the North Central Board of Health. He was also a volunteer EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), Back County Medical Rescue member, participated in Jaycees, Boy Scouts, Kiwanis, Eagles, Orofino Celebrations, Inc. (OCI) and the Iguanas club. After retirement and moving to Spokane, WA, he was involved in Meals on Wheels.
Earl was born May 12, 1935 to Calvin and Julia Pickett in Bamston, NE. He served in the Air Force as a radio technician at Larson Air Force Base in Moses Lake, WA until 1956. He moved to Orofino and married Yvonne Keltner in 1957. He and Yvonne moved to Spokane in 2002 to be close to family.
He passed away April 17, 2014 in Spokane.
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P.O. Box 2444
Orofino, ID 83544
Orofino 476 0733