Dorothy Irene Lower

29 May 1915–10 September 2011 (Age 96)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Dorothy Irene

When Dorothy Irene Lower was born on 29 May 1915, in Illinois, United States, her father, George Max Lower, was 25 and her mother, Minnie Florence Robinson, was 22. She lived in Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Ridge Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 10 September 2011, at the age of 96, and was buried in Shelbyville, Shelby, Illinois, United States.

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Dorothy Irene Lower

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    Charles Robinson Lower



    George Max Lower


    Merlyn E Lower


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 10

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): occupational name denoting a servant who carried the ewer to guests at table so that they could wash their hands, Anglo-Norman French and Middle English ewerer (related to ewere ‘jug’), with the French definite article l’.2 Cornish: variant of Flower 4.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Lower in household of George Lower, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorthy I Lower in household of George Lower, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Dorothy Irene Turner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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