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Helen Murray

Helen MurrayForestry Pioneer

Helen Murray was born in Stockett Montana an undisclosed number of years ago. Out of necessity she went to work a a Nurse's Aide at St. John's Hospital in Helena at age 12. By the time she was 16 she was an operator for the telephone company.

After coming to Missoula she was hired by State Forestry. Helen was promoted to the Supervisor of the Secretarial Section in 1969 and became Administrative Assistant in 1980 (in combination with heading up the steno section).

In 1984 she received a Certificate for Outstanding and Dedicated Service. During this period she and her husband Roger raised three children through their college years. State Forester Moon regarded her as the most efficient, dedicated and tireless employee he ever hired. Her pleasant personality was greatly appreciated. Helen passed away June 1, 2010.

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