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Earl R. O'Cathey


Born in a log cabin in Ada, Oklahoma, Indian territory. Married to Opal with a son. (She died in 1978.) Served 25 years in the U. S. Air Force. Employed as a plumber and combustion engineer. He claimed that he enjoyed 37 different hobbies.

Author of History of Wooden Money.

Member of the Masons and a Shriner.

He died in a hospital in Fontana, California.

obit: CW 12/22/82 (photo), NN 12/25/1982

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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