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From Our Files (Oct. 12, 2022)

 

October 12, 2022



Oct. 12, 1972

Police Chief Roy Clover, 56, who served the force since 1948, died this week of an apparent heart attack.

Born in 1916 in Minnesota, he came west during World War II and worked at Bremerton ship yards and Sweet Home’s Stockett Lumber Co. before moving into the police force.

Bob Milburn, 13, was named winner of a statewide “Hire a Veteran” contest.

The eighth-grader heard he won when Gov. Tom McCall called him with the news. Milburn was presented a $50 savings bond for area competition and a $75 bond for the state competition. His poster was composed of three sections...



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