Richard Milligan, 91, of Albany, Oregon died Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle automobile crash. Milligan was president of the Linn Genealogical Society for two decades, said current president Betty Thorn.
“He was the driving force behind the society for about 20 years,” she said. “He’s known by genealogical researchers countrywide. He was very good at helping people before there were computers.”
Milligan and the late John Miles documented the history of 1,240 families who traveled the Oregon Trail and took donation land claims in Linn County.
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