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Harpers Ferry
Misc. rosters & graduating classes


Harpers Ferry school will graduate a class of four on June 9th. Father O'Connor of Oelwein will be the speaker.

The graduates are:
Bessie Barbaras
Blanche Melvin
Leonard La Tronce
F.W. Mullally

~Lansing Journal, May 1908, contributed by Errin Wilker


The fourth annual commencement of the Harpers Ferry high school was held at the auditorium Friday evening. Music was furnished by the high school band and the invocation and benediction were given by Rev. M.E. Nolan.

The graduates were:
Ferne M. Boardman, valedictorian
Estella E. Traversey, salutatorian
Lloyd J. Le Hew, gave the class prophecy

The eighth grade graduates were:
Joseph Brennan
Dorothy Pearson
John O'Brien
Mark Boardman
Winnifred Guthneck
Betty Frank

~Lansing Journal, May 31, 1933, contributed by Errin Wilker


The fifth annual commencement of the Harpers Ferry high school was held Friday evening, when nine young people were presented with diplomas by Supt. H.B. Hetzler. The valedictorian was Clement Kelly, and salutatorian Joseph Cavanaugh. The class roll consisted of:

Norma Adam
Cletus Valley
Joseph Cavanaugh
Monica Robinson
Zita Conway
Marcus Robinson
Clemet Kelly
Katherine Quillin
John Kernan

~LaCrosse Tribune, Waukon, Iowa column, May 30, 1934, contributed by S. Ferrall


At Harpers graduation, Joan Brannan (married Linus Mullarkey) was honored as valedictorian of the class among whom were:

Cyril Kernan
Claire Heatley (married Virgil Paul Whittle)
William Hawes
Fred Gorman
Mary Revoir (married Lester Delaney)
Marian Evanson (married Leo G. "Jerry" Cota)
Darlene Chapin (married Fritz "Fred" Schlitter)
Delores Cahalan (married Eugene or Patrick Davies)
Michael Burke

~Allamakee Journal, May 6, 1942 - contributed by Paul Moritz (info. in parenthesis was added by Paul)


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