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Transcribed biography of James R. Waggoner


James R. Waggoner accepted a teaching position with Portage High School as an industrial arts-vocational welding instructor in the fall of 1966 and moved to Chesterton from his hometown of Greentown, Indiana. James is a graduate of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. On June 25, 1967, James married Aleda Gettle of Clay City, Indiana, and they set up their first home in Chesterton. Aleda, also a graduate of Indiana State University, has a degree in nursing. She has worked at Porter Memorial Hospital, taught practical nurses and has also taught kindergarten.

In January of 1970 the Waggoners purchased a home on North River Drive in Chesterton (Porter) and have lived at that residence since then.

The Waggoners have two children: Shawn Richard born on November 3, 1971 and Jamee Johnelle born March 22, 1974. The Waggoners expect their third child around the first of November 1975.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 172

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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