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  • Wilmette man's tragic story at last has a happy end
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20     Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who lives at the Central Hotel in Wilmette, was caught during a visit to Greece when the war broke out and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20   Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who ...
  • Huerter Legion Post takes name from home boy
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 76     Peter J. Huerter Post, 669, the American Legion, was organized on June 17, 1920. Huerter was a victim of the flu epidemic of 1918 and died on October 4, of that year en route to France during WWI. Photograph Peter J. Huerter...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 76   Peter J. Huerter Post, 669, the American Legion, was organized on June 17, 1920. Huerter was a victim of the flu epidemic of 1918 and died on October 4, of ...
  • Patriarch of Schneider Clan
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2     Photo late Joseph Schneider of Gross Point with his eight sons. Born in 1841, Joseph Schneider, accompanied his parents to this area from Germany when but a small boy and was for many years engaged in farming in the west section of the village (see biography elsewhere in this issue) ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2   Photo late Joseph Schneider of Gross Point with his eight sons. Born in 1841, Joseph Schneider, accompanied his parents to this area from Germany when but a small boy and ...
  • Lt. David Allison memorial window will be dedicated
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 1     A memorial window honoring Lt. David R. Allison will be dedicated at the Wilmette Baptist church on January 19. The members of the congregation have contributed the funds to make this possible. While at New Trier High School, Lieutenant Allison was an honor student and a track staff. He continued ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 1   A memorial window honoring Lt. David R. Allison will be dedicated at the Wilmette Baptist church on January 19. The members of the congregation have contributed the funds to make ...
  • Priest's life one of service to church and communities,
Included in Wilmette Life's Special 75th Anniversary Issue.  Digital copy available within the library. Paper can be found in Vertical File-
Wilmette's 75th Anniversary.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48     Photograph The Rev. William Netstraeter...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48   Photograph The Rev. William Netstraeter...
  • Msgr. Vattman served Wilmette and nation in brilliant career
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48     Photograph Msgr. Edward J. Vattman...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48   Photograph Msgr. Edward J. Vattman...
  • Postmaster Lea J. Orr is Wilmette's postmaster.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2     Lea J. Orr is Wilmette's postmaster, the ninth incumbent in that position. Previously Mr. Orr was village clerk (1925-1926 and 1928-1932), commander of the Wilmette post of the American Legion (1923-1924), and chief clerk of the Selective Service board. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2   Lea J. Orr is Wilmette's postmaster, the ninth incumbent in that position. Previously Mr. Orr was village clerk (1925-1926 and 1928-1932), commander of the Wilmette post of the American Legion ...
  • John Schaefer area's first white child
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 2, 90     Photograph of John Schaefer on p.90...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 2, 90   Photograph of John Schaefer on p.90...
  • Good Citizen: Louis K. Gillson
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 1     [photo caption] Louis K. Gillson, first president of the Wilmette Park District, and one of the early members of the high school board of education, had, during the 39 years he lived in Wilmette, a record of distinguished civic achievement. [article] A native of Ohio, and a patent attorney by ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 1   [photo caption] Louis K. Gillson, first president of the Wilmette Park District, and one of the early members of the high school board of education, had, during the 39 years ...
  • Schaefer, John
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 2. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947     John Schaefer, forbear of one of Wilmette's largest families, was born in Gross Point October 23, 1844, and is said to have been the first white child born in the Wilmette area. The son of Peter and Lena (Bleser) Schaefer, he resided here for well over a half-century, witnessed the ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 2. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947   John Schaefer, forbear of one of Wilmette's largest families, was born in Gross Point October 23, 1844, and is said to have been the first white child born in the ...
  • [Mrs. C.E. Fitch] Attends Funeral of Aunt [Elizabeth Merriam] in Framingham
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
  • Obituary: Norman T. Hallanger
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, the former Cecelia Meyers, who is now living with her father, Herman Meyers, and a sister, Mrs. F. Turskay, at ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • Obituary: Gilbert F. Wagner
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, the former Miss Frances Hurford; a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Schulman of Akron; a son, Gilbert F. Wagner, Jr. and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • Obituary: Lee Smith
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. Smith, 32, was born in Winnetka. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Catherine McCoy; a daughter, Sandra; a son, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. ...
  • Obituary: Harry Hemb
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, Harold, Thorvald and Donald. Mr. Hemb was husband of the late Stella Hemb. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, ...
  • Obituary: Henry G. Dalton
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton was born in Aurora 69 years ago. Surviving are his wife, Florence, and a son, John, who was married to ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton ...
  • Obituary: Bernard Brady
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three daughters, Margaret, Barbara and Helen, and a son Terrence. Brothers and sisters who survive include John Brady of Waukegan, Thomas ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three ...
  • Obituary: Mathias Borre
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
  • Obituary: Mildred Wiley
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss Wiley spent her summers with her sister, Mrs. Walter N. Sutherland of 617 Brier street, Kenilworth. Also surviving are a ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss ...
  • Obituary: Arthur Edward Andersen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. Anderson, Jr., of Crystal Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Vilas Johnson of Wilmette and Mrs. Robert E. Hornberger of Evanston and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. ...
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