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writer , tree surgeon

Walter Omar Noyes, American writer, tree surgeon. Corporal United States Army, 1951-1953.


Noyes, Walter Omar was born on August 4, 1929 in Brookton, Maine, United States. Son of Vinal Lloyd and Gladys May (Craig) Noyes.


Graduate, Army Message Clerk School, Camp Gordon, Georgia, 1951.


Tree climber, Bartlett Tree Expert Company, Washington, 1949-1950;tree climber, R.E. Tillgren Tree Company, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1953-1955;tree climber, International Paper Company, Mattawamkeag, Maine., 1955-1959;tree climber, Great Northern Paper Company, East Millinocket, Maine., 1959-1962;with, Great Northern Paper Company, East Millinocket, Maine., 1958-1962;tree climber, Hartney Tree Company, Dedham, Massachusetts, 1962-1964;tree climber, Town of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1964-1969;tree climber, foreman, Davey Tree Expert Company, Las Vegas, 1969-1970;tree climber, foreman, Maltby Tree Company, Stoughton, Massachusetts, 1970-1979;tree lift operator, Asplundh Tree Expert Company, Brockton, 1979-1993;freelance writer, since 1984. Development training and safety manual for entry-level jobs in field. Consultant unites states department Labor.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and poems in various anthologies, including The Best Poems of the '90's, also Best Poems and Poets of the 20th Century, 2000, The Best Poems and Poets of 2002.


Corporal United States Army, 1951-1953.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing poetry, philosophy.


Married Anne Elizabeth Prout. Children: Andrew W., Cynthia A. Married Lorraine Gillespie, June 18, 1983.

Vinal Lloyd Noyes

Gladys May (Craig) Noyes

Anne Elizabeth Prout

Lorraine Gillespie

Andrew W. Noyes

Cynthia A. Noyes