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The Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington has the best collection of biographical materials for [[Portal:Washington|Washington]] residents. The Family History Library has some compiled biographies of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. There is no statewide index to biographies.  
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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington_Biography|Washington Biography]]''
  
Biographical information is often found in state and local histories. Another helpful biographical source is ''Who's Who in Washington State: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Men and Women Prominent in the Affairs of Washington State'' (Seattle, Washington: H. Allen Pub., 1927; Family History Library film 1000645 item 5).  
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*The [http://www.lib.washington.edu/suzzallo Suzzallo Library] at the [http://www.washington.edu/ University of Washington] has the best collection of biographical materials for [[Washington]] residents.
  
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*The Family History Library has some compiled biographies of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. There is no statewide index to biographies. To access biographies available through the FHL catalog use the Place-names Search for:
  
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:*WASHINGTON - BIOGRAPHY
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:*WASHINGTON, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - BIOGRAPHY
  
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*Biographical information is often found in state and local histories. Another helpful biographical source is ''Who's Who in Washington State: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Men and Women Prominent in the Affairs of Washington State.'' (Seattle, Washington: H. Allen Pub., 1927.) {{FHL|194883|item|disp=FHL film 1000645 item 5}}.
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  • The Family History Library has some compiled biographies of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. There is no statewide index to biographies. To access biographies available through the FHL catalog use the Place-names Search for:
  • WASHINGTON - BIOGRAPHY
  • WASHINGTON, [COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
  • WASHINGTON, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - BIOGRAPHY
  • Biographical information is often found in state and local histories. Another helpful biographical source is Who's Who in Washington State: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Men and Women Prominent in the Affairs of Washington State. (Seattle, Washington: H. Allen Pub., 1927.) FHL film 1000645 item 5.