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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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=194883&disp=Who 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 [http://www.washington.edu/search/?cx=001967960132951597331%3A04hcho0_drk&cof=FORID%3A0&q=biographies+of+washingtonians&sa=Go biographical materials for Washingtonians].
  
=== Web Sites  ===
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*The Family History Library has some compiled {{FHL|United States, Washington|place|disp=biographies}} of explorers, Indians, prominent citizens, and early settlers in the state. Add a comma to the search box and slide way down the list to select a county.
  
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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. Add a comma to the search box and slide way down the list to select a county.
  • 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.