Robert Wagner Dodge
(Robert Nelson, Francis Wakefield, Gibbs, Moses, Moses Tyler, Isaac, William, Richard, Richard)
submitted by Eileen Dodge
Wag Dodge of Smokejumper fame was actually named Robert Wagner Dodge, per the Montana VR Death Index. He died Jan 12, 1955 from cancer. His nickname was
"Wag". He is one of only three men who survived the Mann Gulch Fire in
A memorial was built to honor the men involved in that fire.
Read a synopsis of the Book, "Young Men and Fire" by Norman Maclean
His Grandfather was Francis Gibbs Dodge.