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  • Groups: Wilmette Life
  • Decade: 1940-1949
  • Wife receives medal won by Lt. John Sawyer
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5     Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von der Lippen, whose husband, Lieutanant Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. In a small family ceremony, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5   Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to ...
  • Lt. John R. Sawyer, Liberator Pilot, Killed in Action
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3     Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that her husband, Lt. John R. Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. Mrs. Sawyer is the former Elsie von der Lippen, daughter of Mr. and Mr. Fred von der Lippen of 1220 Lake Avenue, Wilmette. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3   Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that ...
  • Announce Son's Birth [Kenneth Bruce Vernon]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Vernon are announcing the arrival of a son, Kenneth Bruce, on Friday, September 22. Mrs. Vernon is the former Elizabeth Ellis of 823 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette, and Mr. Vernon is the son of the Samuel S. Vernons of Kenilworth. Mrs. Vernon's mother, Mrs. William H. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Vernon are announcing the arrival of a ...
  • Pvt. Albert Sargent Killed in Action in  European Area
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     Pvt. Albert A. Sargent was killed in action September 9 in the European area. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Sargent, 435 Ridge avenue, Wilmette, were notified on Thursday of last week. He was the brother of S/S John W. Sargent of the Army Air forces, Virginia, and Robert...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   Pvt. Albert A. Sargent was killed in action September 9 in the ...
  • Walter Campana Loses Life in Plane Crash Near Malden
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944     Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. Campana, 251 Linden avenue, Wilmette, lost his life September 21 in a plane crash near Malden, Mo.Funeral services were held Saturday morning at St. Francis Xavier church, with burial in Calvary. Besides his parents, Private Campana is survived ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944   Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. ...
  • S-Sgt. Hoffmeyer Killed in Action Sept. 8 in India
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, 1418 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, was killed in action September 8 in India, according to a notification from the War Department received Thursday of last week by his wife, Judith, of Lake Villa. Sergeant Hoffmeyer, who was 29 years ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, ...
  • Feted on ninetieth birthday: Anna Brosius
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 20     December 27, [1854] Anna Brosius was born in Trier, Germany. She lives in the Chestnut Court building (formerly the Smith Building) in Winnetka. Those who came to congratulate Miss Brosius on her 90th birthday were Mrs. Christ Christiansen, Mrs. Eric Nelson, Mrs. Andrew Park, Mrs. B. E. Buckman, Mrs. Edward ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 20   December 27, [1854] Anna Brosius was born in Trier, Germany. She lives ...
  • Births: Thomas D. [Deacon] Allison Jr.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 9     Captain and Mrs. Thomas D. Allison are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son, Thomas D. Allison, Jr. on December 20, at Columbus, Ohio. Captain Allison returned from Europe where he had delivered another large plane on December 25, and reached Columbus next day. The new baby is the ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 9   Captain and Mrs. Thomas D. Allison are receiving congratulations on the birth ...
  • Methodist Speaker
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96     Guest speaker on missions is Jacob Quiambao of Galoocan, Rizal, Phillippine ISlands, a student at the Garrett Theological Seminary, Evanston. Photograph Mr. and Mrs. Quiambao...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96   Guest speaker on missions is Jacob Quiambao of Galoocan, Rizal, Phillippine ISlands, ...
  • Cartoonist Entertains Players
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96     Walt Ditzen, known for his "Fan Fare" cartoon on the sports pages of the Chicago Daily News, draws for the entertainment of the Glenview Players last week. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96   Walt Ditzen, known for his "Fan Fare" cartoon on the sports pages ...
  • N.U. Drama Show Given Citation
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96     Junior Journey, a half-hour music dramatic radio show for children, planed and produced by students in the radio department of Northwestern university, was awarded a special citation by the Institute for Education by Radio. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96   Junior Journey, a half-hour music dramatic radio show for children, planed and ...
  • Advertisement for the American Cancer Society fundraising effort
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63     ...
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  • Women's Paper Drive Reported Fine Success
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63     Scrap paper drive conducted by the Ladies' aid of the Village church of NOrthbrook Saturday April 28, netted $71. Comments by Mrs. John Emrich, chairman. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63   Scrap paper drive conducted by the Ladies' aid of the Village church ...
  • Middle Fork Tennis Club Elects Officers
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63     Robert T. Porter of Country lane, Northfield, has been elected president of Middle Fork Tennnis club. R. Gregory Durham is new secretary-treasurer. Board of governors includes William English Walling, William W. Miller and M. Lewis Goodkind. Summer play group will be led by Mrs. Albert R. Martin. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63   Robert T. Porter of Country lane, Northfield, has been elected president of ...
  • Planetarium Director Will Lecture Tuesday
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63     Wagner Schlesinger, director of Adler Planetarium, will present illustrated lecture at teh May meeting of the Burnham Astronomical society May 8. Mr. William Callum will report on the evening sky of the month of May. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63   Wagner Schlesinger, director of Adler Planetarium, will present illustrated lecture at teh ...
  • Dr. W. [William] P. Merrill is Sunday Club Speaker
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63     Dr. William P. Merrill, formerly pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian church on the South Side, will address the Chicago Sunday Evening club next Sunday. John Timothy Stone, acting director of the club, will introduce him. The meeting will be held in Orchestra Hall. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 63   Dr. William P. Merrill, formerly pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian church on ...
  • European Tour Starts for Wilmette Resident [Arthur Arms]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     Arthur Arms, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Arms, 221 Woodbine Avenue, Wilmette, left May 27 for Europe. He is traveling with Dr. and Mrs. Thor Rhodin of Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Turiel, 124 Woodland Avenue, Winnetka, are on a five-week tour through the East. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   Arthur Arms, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Arms, 221 Woodbine Avenue, ...
  • New Location
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   ...
  • Shore Dentist Named to Centennial Committee [Dr. Robert W. Johnson]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     Dr. Robert W. Johnson, 1133 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, appointed a member fo the Northwestern University dental school centennial committee. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   Dr. Robert W. Johnson, 1133 Asbury Avenue, Evanston, appointed a member fo ...
  • Contest Opens to Pick Most Beautiful Child in North Shore Area
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     Five North Shore children will be selected as winners in the 15th annual child beauty contest opening under auspices of Bernie Studio, 1623 Sherman Avenue, Evanston. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   Five North Shore children will be selected as winners in the 15th ...
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