IF you'res till looking for John's oibt, there is a Hood River Co. obituary volunteer at freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obitl/volor.html
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Teacher records are going to be harder to find. I'd contact the Oregon State Archives, arcweb.sos.state.or.us/ . Another possibility is the Hood River Museum, co.hood-river.or.us/index.asp?Ty...