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Appraiser , broker , officer , real estate , specialist , writer

Ira Wesley Rimel, writer, United States Navy supply officer, real estate specialist, real estate appraiser, real estate broker. Named representative to Republican Korea, Yokosuka, Japan, Celebration of Commissioning Frigates to Korea, United States Navy, 1950; named to North Dakota Directory Writers, since 2004; recipient correspondent, Montana Sports Outdoors, Missoula, 1959, Author "Lady Gets Her Buck", 1959.

Background

Rimel, Ira Wesley was born on January 10, 1921 in Wibaux, Montana, United States. Son of Ira Dice and Hazel Barbara (Webber) Rimel.

Education

Basic science/engring, Montana School Mines, 1943—1944. Bachelor in management/accounting, University Washington, 1943—1947. Navy supply, accounting graduate, Harvard Graduate School Business, 1945—1946.

National security, economic, Indust. College Armed Forces, 1965.

Career

Technical writer Military Manuals Company, Renton, Washington, 1952—1955. Industrial agent Northern Pacific Railway, Seattle, 1955—1958. Right of way agent/supervisor Montana Highway Department, Helena, 1958—1965.

Right of way agent Lane County, Eugene, Oregon, 1965—1986. Columnist Fishing & Hunting News, Seattle, 1992—1995. Freelance writer, since 1956.

Ensign, reserve, supply, disbursing, accounting officer United States Navy Naval Prison, Norfolk, Virginia, 1946. LTJG supply officer liaison United States Navy, Republic of Korea, 1950—1951. Lieutenant junior grade United States Navy, 1942-1946, World War II, Korea, lieutenant junior grade United States Navy, 1950-1951, World War II, Japan, selected for V-12 College Progressive United States Navy.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (short stories) Dynamic Tension, 1990 (First Prize, 1990), Lucky Man, 2002 (Best of Show/Class, 2002), Winter Travel, 2002 (First Prize, 2002).

Membership

Adjunct, publicity officer/commander Disabled American Veterinary, Renton, Washington, 1952—1958, Washington publicity officer Seattle, 1953—1958. Lifetime member Veterans of Foreign Wars, Marcola, Oregon, 1960—2003. Member of American Legion, DAV.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, boating, horseback riding, gardening.

Connections

Married Mary Mackinlay Weir, December 13, 1943 (divorced). Children: Patricia, Valerie, Linda, David, Glenn.

father:
Ira Dice Rimel

mother:
Hazel Barbara (Webber) Rimel

spouse:
Mary Mackinlay Weir

child:
Patricia Rimel

child:
Valerie Rimel

child:
Linda Rimel

child:
David Rimel

child:
Glenn Rimel