2439Re: [aloha-donblanding] Re: Scotty Creager @ USC
- Jun 21, 2001Amazing Tom....you are doing yeoman work.....
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Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [aloha-donblanding] Re: Scotty Creager @ USC
> CHOWCHILLA BULLETIN:
> Got call from a lady in Chowchilla last night. She graduated with
> Billie Jean Creager in 1942. She says that Billie Jean died about 3-4
> ago. Scotty did not attend school, at all, in Chowchilla. The family
> there after possibly being transferred from Texas to Chowchilla where
> Scotty's dad was the Supervisor for San Jouquin Cotton Oil in Chowchilla.
> She wasn't sure but she used to call Billie Jean "Pinkie", but then
> maybe that was Billie Jeans mom...she was going to call some other friends
> that one. Scotty wasn't very well known in Chowchilla as he was not a
> "local" though his family was. My contact thought that maybe Scotty and
> Billie Jean were 1/2 brother/sister as Scotty was obviously much older
> Billie Jean. In that there might be about 25 years between them, that is
> certainly a possibility. Maybe Jack Ackers (Billie Jean's husband) can
> that part up for me.
> Billie Jeans husband, Jack Ackers (Billie Jean Ackers) is alive and
> well and presently on a cruise with his new wife. The Ackers (Billie
> had 5 daughters, all living in Arizona today. No known addresses, etc, at
> this time, though I think I'll get them.
> I have the addresses of both of the Creager homes in Chowchilla and
> contact is going to go over to these homes and talk with owners so I can
> visit and "browse" the homes for any left over DB treasures...never know
> know...he left his calling card all over the place.....
> When Jack Ackers returns from his cruise, I will contact him and see
> he might have any left over photo's, letters, etc, from Billie Jean that
> might give us more information. He too lives in Arizona and has a summer
> place and a winter place...
> My Chowchilla contact remembered DB coming to her school for an
> assembly and performance of some kind......she remembered him as being
> "somebody" but didn't really put him in the famous category. She was
> to check her yearbooks for any photo's or DB info, if any.
> My contact will put me in touch with the Librarian (her
> and the Editor of the Chowchilla Newspaper. From there I can research
> archives if they still have them....
> So, what questions do we need to have answered that I have not probed
> We're hot on the trail.........tj
> Tempske is next!!!!
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