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  • April 14th
    Anna Leverich's major contribution to her city was donation of a park that still carries her name.
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    Frederick W. Leadbetter was a leading Clark County figure in the wood and paper industry who founded what is now the Boise Cascade Corp. plant on west Sixth Street.
  • April 14th
    Jesse Morrison Langsdorf established his reputation as a banker, but his descendants are known mostly for their legal endeavors.
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    Most of Carl Landerholm's career was in education, but he is best known for his historical work.
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    Harry Bryan Klineline cannot be considered a Clark County pioneer, but his legacy will remain long after the names of many real pioneers have been forgotten.
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    Hulda Klager, a Woodland resident who died in 1960 at age 96, is remembered widely for her propagation of lilacs.
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    John Kiggins built and owned theaters in the golden days of the downtown cinemas. He was active during the transition from silent films to "talkies," and his name still is in use on the last of the downtown theaters.
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    Edgar F. Kaiser, son of famed industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and a business giant in his own right, was a household name in Vancouver during World War II.
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    Born in Bowling Green, Kentucky on November 21, 1850. Nathaniel Bloomfield was educated at Washington University, in St. Louis.
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    It's a long leap from a creamery in The Netherlands to the huge chain of Burgerville fast-food restaurants in Washington and Oregon, but it all began with a Dutchman named Propstra.
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    In the days when John Jaggy's store was in business, most Vancouver residents were within easy walking distance of all the shops.
  • April 14th
    George Hutton barely shifted gears as he went from a regular work career to a leader in senior citizen activities not long after World War II.
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    They say his eyes were as blue as Irish skies and his heart as big as all Killarney.
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    On the subject of Vancouver, Larry Hobbs' enthusiasm was "both obvious and noisy," one interviewer observed.
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    The Clark County Courthouse and variety of business buildings and homes are testimony to the abilities of architect Day Hilborn, who died in 1971.
  • April 14th
    When members of the John B. Higdon family came to town, they were able to fill a wagon to capacity.
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    Germans, Irish and Anglo-Saxons made up a large percentage of the early settlers in Clark County.
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    Alex Heisen, born in 1829 in Germany, arrived in Washington Territory in time to be one of the first settlers. Later, a small community in Clark County was named for him and his wife, Mary Heisen.
  • April 14th
    The Hathaway name is best known today for a park and a school, both in Washougal. But the Hathaways were tied in with numerous other facets of Clark County history dating back to 1853.
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    One of the real founders of Clark College, Ralph Wesley Hanna, worked for $25 a month in the beginning -- and felt fortunate to get even that small stipend.
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    Wilber and Manie Hall and their children crossed the plains to Washington in 1894 and settled ...
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    Salmon Creek, when it was still a wilderness, was the home chosen by the Goddard family, ...
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    John D. Geoghagen was a tough Irishmen. He had to be to survive the horrors of ...
  • April 14th
    Prunes and politics were dominating features in the life of Edward L. French, whose home at ...
  • April 14th
    In a small cemetery lying south of the Old Evergreen Highway just east of Southeast 164th ...