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Alvin Bloodsworth is the answer for Week 352 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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Monday: He rodeoed.
Tuesday: Wore a wool suit
Wednesday: Born near Peck
Thursday: Ranched and was proud of his Hereford cattle
Friday: Logged until he was severely injured
Saturday: Went on many fishing trips
Monday: Active with the local senior citizens and an RSVP member
Tuesday: Always busy in his vegetable garden
Wednesday: Proud of his irises
Thursday: Born in 1912
Friday: Lived to be 96 years old
Saturday: Worked at the Potlatch Mill for a time
Alvin Bloodsworth was born Oct. 5, 1912 on Central Ridge near Peck to Julian and Lori Bloodsworth. As a young man he followed the rodeo circuits and excelled in bronc riding. He married Merle Whitney in 1937.
He logged in the Weippe area until he was severely injured in 1944. He and Merle moved to Clarkston, WA, and after a lengthy convalescence, he worked at the Potlatch mill. In 1955, they moved to Peck and settled into ranching. He was always proud of his Hereford cattle. In 1982, they retired and moved to Orofino.
They went on many fishing trips and traveled abroad. They joined seniors at their camp outings and were active with the local senior citizens. He was a member of RSVP.
Merle passed away in 1993 and later he married Mary Pearsall. He was always busy in his vegetable gardena and was proud of his nice irises.
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