Elmer Roland Doolittle, Spokane, will celebrate his 100th birthday today.
Born May 18, 1895, in Turtle Lake, Wis., he has been a resident of Eastern Washington for the past 87 years.
He married Christine Caprai on Aug. 2, 1915. She died in 1968.
Mr. Doolittle was a farmer for 18 years, a logger, a millwright, and a grocery store owner for 6 years.
He has one daughter, Doris Hale, of Spokane; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
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