CCC Camps

Civilian Conservation Corps 1938
3558th Company Camp McKinley GF-10
McKinley, Oregon

(taken from a 1938 yearbook owned by Hazel Gendron)

(Pictures at the bottom)

Names History
Abrams, Roy
Anderson, Robert
Baker, Eugene
Billings, James W.
Bradley, James H.
Bridges, John
Brown, James
Cain, Virgil
Cartwright, Thomas
Carwila, Paul
Certain, Gordon
Clark, Charles L.
Cline, Calvin N.
Collier, Bernie
Cotton, Paul
Covingron, Jerald
Cox, Chester
Crider, William
Cynar, Joe
Deason, Thurman
Dukes, Clarence
Dukes, Howard
Durham, Leroy
Duvall, Goff
Dyer, Douglas
Dyer, Richard
Farley, Woodrow
Farmer, Junior
Frost Arville
Green, Archie
Griggs, William
Hagan, Francis
Harris, Paul
Holeman, Clifton
Holland, George
Holliday, Clayton L.
Householder, Ralph
Howard, Roy
Hughart, Charles
Hunter, William
Johnson, William C.
Jones, Howard
Keller, James
Killmon, Oliver
Kirk, James L.
Leach, Cecil
Lee, Howard
Liles, Marvin
Mays, Howard
McCoy, Lois
McKinsey, Eddie L.
Moore, James H.
Moore, Orvil
Morse, Rulith
Nichols, William
Ogle, Thomas
Parish, Lee R.
Posey, Homer F.
Quillen, Ray
Ray, James
Reynolds, William
Rhoades, Ellis R.
Richards, John
Riley, Edward
Rio, Tony
Roach, Charles
Rock, Garland
Rushing, Paul
Scott, Orbit
Scott, William K.
Screen, George
Serry, John
Settle, Carl E.
Shanko, Mike
Sheets, Charles
Shockley, James
Showronek, Adam
Shrader, William
Shutt, Floyd
Simpson, Darrol
Smith, Andrew
Smith, Donald
Smith, Harold
Smoot, Clarence
Stachura, Joe
Stafford, Archie
Stewart, Robert
Stratton, Walter
Sullivan, Henry
Thomas, Woodrow
Tomlin, Edward
Tompkins, Tanner
Tucker, Ralph
Walburn, Keith
Wayne, James K.
Williams, Floyd
Wilson, Earl
Yandell, George
Yates, James I.
 Company 3558, CCC, was organized at Morganfield, Kentucky, on July 17, 1935, its original roster being drawn almost entirely from the rural districts of Western Kentucky.  The organization was located in the midst of one of that state’s richest agricultural sections, and the personnel engaged in soil conservation work during the entire sojourn in the commonwealth.

 The organization’s greatest claim to fame was born in the swirling waters of the maddened Ohio River during the disastrous flood of 1937. For two full weeks the company was actively engaged in actual rescue work in that section of the valley adjacent to Morganfield. Completely cut off from all methods of communication and cooperating independently of its base of supply the enrollees of Company 3558 labored day and night to effect the rescue of marooned persons and the salvage of property in the small town of Uniontown, Ky.., which was completely demolished by the force of the flood. Due largely to the untiring efforts of members of the organization but one life was lost in that devastated city of eleven-hundred.

 On September 28, 1937, orders were received from District Headquarters, Fort Knox, Kentucky, transferring Company 3558 to the Sixth Corps Area. The movement was accomplished on October 8, 1937, when the organization occupied Camp Eddyville, F-4, Eddyville, Illinois, under jurisdiction of the Jefferson Barracks CCC District, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. 

 After two months of Forestry work in the Shawnee National Purchase Unit the company again received orders to move. On December 17, 1937, the wheels started rolling toward Oregon.
 It is a far call from the Bluegrass of Old Kentucky to the firclad hills which now surround us. We are becoming “Oregonized” as rapidly as possible.

 Company 3558 is commanded by 2nd Lieut. Edward W. Hartman, Inf.-Res., with Dr. Philip S. Pawling as Camp Surgeon, and William H. Fowler as Educational Adviser.
 The company is located near Coquille, Oregon, not far from Marshfield, one of Oregon’s biggest coastal ports.

The Dukes Brothers after the CCC

All Southern Oregon and Nothern California Camps from 1938 yearbook
Ninth District Camps and locations in 1938 and description