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  • Allen, Nellile Pierce (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 25 Jan 1951, p. 55. Date of Event: 15 Jan 1951     Mrs. Nellie Pierce Allen, 94, widow of William Allen, died January 15 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. B. Collins, 2033 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, where she had lived for the past 13 years. Services were held January 18 in Woodstock, Ill. Mrs. Allen was born in 1856 in ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 25 Jan 1951, p. 55. Date of Event: 15 Jan 1951   Mrs. Nellie Pierce Allen, 94, widow of William Allen, died January 15 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. B. Collins, 2033 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, where she had lived ...
  • Alles, Frank (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Apr 1951, Obituaries, p. 67. Date of Event: 27 Mar 1951     Requiem high mass for Frank Alles, 89, pioneer resident of Winnetka and former resident of Wilmette, who died March 27 at St. Anne's Home in Techny, was said Friday morning of last week at St. Joseph's Church in Wilmette. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Mr. Alles was the son ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Apr 1951, Obituaries, p. 67. Date of Event: 27 Mar 1951   Requiem high mass for Frank Alles, 89, pioneer resident of Winnetka and former resident of Wilmette, who died March 27 at St. Anne's Home in Techny, was said Friday morning ...
  • Appointed manager [Robert K. Vernon]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 1951, p. 68     Robert K. Vernon, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Vernon live at 1020 Central Ave., Wilmette, has been appointed district sales manager of the Beverly Hills, Calif., office of the Western Air Lines. Vernon and his wife, nee Bette Ellis of WIlmette, and their three children live in Wittier, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 1951, p. 68   Robert K. Vernon, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Vernon live at 1020 Central Ave., Wilmette, has been appointed district sales manager of the Beverly Hills, Calif., office of ...
  • At mother's funeral [death of Mrs. G. Robert Flynn, mother of Mrs. Charles Silsbee]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Mar 1951, p. 67     Mrs. Silsbee called to Fairview, Montana due to death of her mother, Mrs. G. Robert Flynn...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Mar 1951, p. 67   Mrs. Silsbee called to Fairview, Montana due to death of her mother, Mrs. G. Robert Flynn...
  • Attend 50th reunions [Mr. and Mrs. Phillip W. Moore]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jun 1951, p. 62     Philip W. Moore, 1031 Fishers Lane, Hubbard Woods, is chairman of his 50th class reunion at MIT. Mrs. Moore will attend her 50th reunion at Bryn Mawr College. Digital scan...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jun 1951, p. 62   Philip W. Moore, 1031 Fishers Lane, Hubbard Woods, is chairman of his 50th class reunion at MIT. Mrs. Moore will attend her 50th reunion at Bryn Mawr College. Digital scan...
  • Author Visits Wilmette Library
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Nov 1951     Mrs. Britt-Louise Bibin, Swedish author, visits Wilmette Public Library Photograph Mrs. Britt-Louise Bibin and Mrs. Mildred Jones...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Nov 1951   Mrs. Britt-Louise Bibin, Swedish author, visits Wilmette Public Library Photograph Mrs. Britt-Louise Bibin and Mrs. Mildred Jones...
  • Births: Charles Richard Olson
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 1951, p. 68     Mr. and Mrs. Herbert S. Olson, Jr., of Evanston are are the parents of Charles Richard, who was born at St. Francis Hospital on May 10. The baby is their second child. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert S. Olson of Evanston and the Charles S. Nasons of Kenilworth are the grandparents. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 1951, p. 68   Mr. and Mrs. Herbert S. Olson, Jr., of Evanston are are the parents of Charles Richard, who was born at St. Francis Hospital on May 10. The baby is their ...
  • Boy Cyclist Hurt in Tenth Street Accident
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 1951, p. 63     Stephen Hazard, 11, of 1240 Forest Avenue, WIlmette, suffered thigh injuries and a possible concussion when an automobile collided with his bicycle on Tuesday October 23 at the intersection of Tenth street and an alley. The car was driven by Mrs. Joseph Olheiser, 1130 Ashland Avenue. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 1951, p. 63   Stephen Hazard, 11, of 1240 Forest Avenue, WIlmette, suffered thigh injuries and a possible concussion when an automobile collided with his bicycle on Tuesday October 23 at the intersection of ...
  • Brother dies [death of Charles Anderson]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1951, p. 67     Died November 27; funeral in Peotone, Ilinois...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1951, p. 67   Died November 27; funeral in Peotone, Ilinois...
  • C.& N.W. Will Use New Geiger Counter
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 1951, p. 68     The Chicago and North Western Railway has just purchaseda Geiger counter. The railway will use the instrument to search for possible sources of uranium and other radioactive ores. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 1951, p. 68   The Chicago and North Western Railway has just purchaseda Geiger counter. The railway will use the instrument to search for possible sources of uranium and other radioactive ores. ...
  • Carnegie's Gift for Library Posed Problems to Board
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Jul 1951, 9, 10     Dispute over site led to delay in erecting new public library ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Jul 1951, 9, 10   Dispute over site led to delay in erecting new public library ...
  • Challinor, Edward Stafford (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 21 Jun 1951, p. 59. Date of Event: 19 Jun 1951     Memorial services were held in Antioch for Edward Stafford Challinor today (Thursday). Mr. Challinor died Tuesday, June 19. Mr. Challinor and his family lived in Wilmette for many years, moving to Antioch in 1941, where he continued as arts director for Pickard, Inc., makers of china. He was ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 21 Jun 1951, p. 59. Date of Event: 19 Jun 1951   Memorial services were held in Antioch for Edward Stafford Challinor today (Thursday). Mr. Challinor died Tuesday, June 19. Mr. Challinor and his family lived in Wilmette for many years, moving ...
  • Cooley's Cupboards Sold to G. D. Hanby; Have Five Restaurants
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1951, p. 88     Cooley's Cupboards, Inc. has been purchased by George D. Hanby. Seller was Roy W. Cooley. Three Cooley's Cupboards are in Evanston, 1629 Orrington, 1511 Chicago, 505 Main; also two Tally Ho Restaurants at 1513 Chicago Ave., and 19 South Northwest Highway in Park Ridge. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1951, p. 88   Cooley's Cupboards, Inc. has been purchased by George D. Hanby. Seller was Roy W. Cooley. Three Cooley's Cupboards are in Evanston, 1629 Orrington, 1511 Chicago, 505 Main; also two Tally ...
  • Daughter born [Nancy Elliff]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jun 1951, p. 62     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jun 1951, p. 62   ...
  • Director to Retire
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 1951, p. 63     Miss Elizabeth W. Odell, director of the Evanston Hospital school of nursing, has announced her retirement. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 1951, p. 63   Miss Elizabeth W. Odell, director of the Evanston Hospital school of nursing, has announced her retirement. ...
  • Doheny, Clarence William (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 25 Jan 1951, p. 55. Date of Event: 21 Jan 1951     Clarence William (Toby) Doheny, 61, of 639 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, a well known official in big league hockey, died January 21 in the Evanston Hospital. Services were held Tuesday at the Hebblethwaite chapel in Evanston, followed by interment on Wednesday in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 25 Jan 1951, p. 55. Date of Event: 21 Jan 1951   Clarence William (Toby) Doheny, 61, of 639 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, a well known official in big league hockey, died January 21 in the Evanston Hospital. Services were held Tuesday at ...
  • Elected to Phi Society
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Feb 1951, p. 55     Colgate student, Daniel F. Barker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Barker, 913 Forest Avenue, Wilmette, initiated into Phi Society, a national honorary scholastic fraternity for sophomores at Colgate. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Feb 1951, p. 55   Colgate student, Daniel F. Barker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Barker, 913 Forest Avenue, Wilmette, initiated into Phi Society, a national honorary scholastic fraternity for sophomores at Colgate. ...
  • Elected to Tower of Ivory [Margaret Cunningham]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jun 1951, p. 61     Miss Margaret cunningham of Wilmette, daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Edward B. Cunningham, 1745 Washington Avenue, named to Tower of Ivory, honor society, at College of St. Teresa. Digital scan...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Jun 1951, p. 61   Miss Margaret cunningham of Wilmette, daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Edward B. Cunningham, 1745 Washington Avenue, named to Tower of Ivory, honor society, at College of St. Teresa. Digital scan...
  • Executive dies [R. Flake Baity]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Oct 1951, p. 64     Died September 30 in Kenilworth; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Oct 1951, p. 64   Died September 30 in Kenilworth; photo...
  • Funeral Service Foundation Will Move to Shore
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1951, p. 88     National Foundation of Funeral Service plans a move to 1612 Central Street in Evanston. The organization is an educational trust established in 1945 supported by funeral firms and the funeral supply industry. Chicago area staff members are W. M. Krieiger, Van V. Dain, Charles H. Nichols, Miss Yvonne Harrop, Joseph ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1951, p. 88   National Foundation of Funeral Service plans a move to 1612 Central Street in Evanston. The organization is an educational trust established in 1945 supported by funeral firms and the funeral ...
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