From: "Camille Franklin" email@example.com
Peanuts was a leading citizen of Gillette, WY. He was in the construction business and built most of the larger bldgs. on Main Street. He also was interested in beautification of Gillette and worked to get a park (Dalbey Park) established, it has a small lake, fishing, trees. It is on the southeast side of town. He also designed the water tank for the town. This park is a total of 60 Acres.
D. J. Dalbey was born at Mexico, MO, to Tom and Effie Dalbey. He attended public schools in Gillette, WY. Mr. Dalbey came to Gillette WY as a youth. He worked in the Midwest Oil Field as a pipe liner and rig builder, starting when he was fourteen years of age. He entered the construction business in 1940 and quit in 1963.
Mr. Dalbey married the former Florence Mason, of Gillette, Wyoming on 4-30-1938.
Her parents were Fred and Ruth Mason. They came to Gillette in 1931.
She graduated form Campbell County High School (so did I) in 1932. Mrs. Dalbey
passed away on March 7, 1951. There were no children She was a member of
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