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Skip Colcord (#47721365)
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Skip Colcord is a retired communications executive and speechwriter with 35 years of experience at companies such as Ocean Spray, Polaroid, American Standard and Trane. He started his career as a newspaper reporter at the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Massachusetts, and the Columbia Daily Tribune in Columbia, Missouri. He also served three years at the National Fire Protection Association. Colcord is an honors graduate of Northeastern University and earned his Master's degree from the University of Missouri. He has dabbled in genealogy for many years.
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RE: Mr. Nelson's Obituary
Thank you for your message. I like to hear from former students ... keeps Dad alive in some small way. I too am a former newspaper reporter: GA for the Hartford Courant and now-defunct Dallas Times Herald. And while we disagree on "who" and "whom" (Dad would agree with me, by the way, on the use of "whom" when the noun is an object of a verb or preposition), I very much appreciate the photos and correspondence. (I also am pretty sure I threw an unnecessary "that" into my last reply to you, and sent it without editing, so I apologize for ... well, that!) Very best regards -- Nancy
Added by Anonymous on Nov 09, 2016 1:26 PM
RE: Mr. Nelson's Obituary
Ah, so you disagree with my understanding of the use of "who" and "whom." More important -- you knew my Dad? Are you a former student? I don't live in Massachusetts currently, and it surprised me how much I reacted to the photos you contributed. Thank you so much. I had been doing considerable research on but hadn't been on in a while, and it was lovely to find the link.
Added by Anonymous on Nov 08, 2016 8:31 PM
Alexie Rockstrom

I've made the transfer to you.

Added by DRL on Nov 08, 2016 2:45 PM
Roger Conover
John Calvin Stevens gravestone
I believe that you took a photograph of this famous architect's gravestone at the Deering Cemetery in Portland. Would it be possible to get a high resolution photo from you, for a publication on architects' gravesites that I am working on?

Many thanks.

Roger Conover
Added by Roger Conover on Oct 30, 2016 8:27 AM
Wow! You have had a busy, successful life.
Added by Linda on Sep 23, 2016 5:47 PM
P. Meado
RE: Isabel and Rice Cox
Thanks...I appreciate it.
Added by P. Meado on Aug 15, 2016 10:37 PM
P. Meado
Isabel and Rice Cox
Do you have a source or a marriage date for their marriage and her maiden name?
Added by P. Meado on Aug 15, 2016 10:18 AM
Jack Parker
Shirlee Colcord #144433038
Evidently she is buried on Poplar plot #820. I visited there today, there are no markers on the plot. Do you know if that is accurate, or has there been a mistake?

Jack Parker
Added by Jack Parker on Jul 23, 2016 3:26 PM
Cyndi Rutledge
Falconer reference
Thanks! I've included your reference and given you credit for its addition!
Added by Cyndi Rutledge on Jul 06, 2016 4:28 PM
Tom Reece
W.J. Flood
Thanks ever so much.

Added by Tom Reece on Apr 11, 2016 12:40 PM
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