Dodds, Linda S.

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Dodds, Linda S.

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  • Brody, Linda S.

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Linda Sue Dodds, nee Paisley, was born in Astoria, Oregon, in 1945. A short time later, her family moved to the Eugene, Oregon, area. She studied journalism at the University of Oregon. In the late 1970s, she continued her college education at Portland State University and earned a bachelor's degree. She also co-authored a book on the history of Cedar Mill, Oregon, where she resided. In 1979, she became the oral historian at the Oregon Historical Society. After leaving the historical society in 1982, she continued to do contract work as a historian, and also co-authored additional history books. In the 1990s, she earned a master's degree from Oregon State University.

She married twice, first to John Stuart Brody, with whom she had two children, in 1966. She worked professionally under the name Linda S. Brody until 1982, when she married Gordon B. Dodds.

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