Jennings

Jennings

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Austin Erle Jennings

  • Canada to Maine
  • born Nova Scotia, Canada

  • cowboy in western Canada

  • photographer while traveling throughout the USA and until death

  • opened photography studio in RI

  • married second time

  • member Elks and Rotary

  • active in Free Masons until death

  • summer and hunting camp in Maine

  • avid hunter and fisherman

  • avid reader

  • loved to recite poetry

  • played harmonica

  • handyman...loved to work with wood..built several boats

  • adapted an old model T ford to become a tractor . called it a "jitterbug"

  • moved to Maine for health reasons

  • active in Grange

  • worked for US government forestry service mapping and eradicating white pine blister rust

  • worked for state highway dept patrolling roads during storms

  • died in 1958 while at work

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Created:
1/11/2007
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3/18/2007
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