Harry Lee Ashbrook

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Harry Lee Ashbrook

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Wallville, Pacific, Washington, United States
Death: 2000 (87)
Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States (esophogas cancer)
Immediate Family:

Son of James A. Ashbrook and Maxie Damron
Husband of Mary Anna Hawes
Ex-husband of Dorothea Katzenstein
Brother of Gene (Eugene Ballard) Ashbrook; Goldie Ruth Ashbrook; Private and Frank (Francis Magellan) Ashbrook
Half brother of Alec (James B.) Alexander and Anna Mae Alexander

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About Harry Lee Ashbrook

Food service worker

Humorous, coarse but softhearted, friendly, practical, and handy. Loved to tease. Grew up in logging towns of western Washington. Graduated Centralia High School in 1933. Served in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the Great Depression. Worked in bakeries in San Francisco and later back in Centralia. Spent time in tuberculosis sanitarium. Worked nights at Kraft Foods in Chehalis, WA, for over two decades. Loved to fish. Chewed tobacco. Had many homespun expressions, among them this reveille: "Get up you lazy sinner, We need your sheet for a tablecloth, it's almost time for dinner."

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Harry Lee Ashbrook's Timeline

September 28, 1912
Wallville, Pacific, Washington, United States
Age 87
Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States