He was born on June 14, 1926 in Cheney, Washington
to Walter and Ada Wilson.
Walt graduated from Cheney High School in 1944, and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving until 1946. His tour of duty included the South Pacific where he received the American Area Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.
After discharge from the Navy, Walt returned to Spokane.
1961 Graduating Class
Whittier staff over the years:
1st Grade Teacher (1954)
2nd Grade Teacher (1955)
3rd Grade Teacher (1956)
4th Grade Teacher (1957)
5th Grade Teacher (1958)
Whittier Elementary School
6th Grade Teacher  (also boys sports)
Mr. Art Manor
We were pleased that Art and his wife Jeanette
were able to attend our 46 Year Class Reunion
in July 2007. He brought back many memories
of the time we spent in the 6th grade.
Arthur (Art) L. Manor
(September 17, 1927 – May 11, 2014)
Passed away at age 86
Art Passed away May 11, 2014 in Spokane, WA. He was born September 17, 1927 in Spokane, WA. to Ruth and LaVerne Manor. He served in the Coast Guard during WWII and was a teacher in the Spokane Schools for 30 years.
Arthur and Jeanette were married for 55 years. Arthur is survived by his wife Jeanette, sisters Janet and Judy, son Jon, daughters Cathy and Cindy.