Mary Belle Lowery Skebe

1916–2012 (Age 96)
Deatsville, Elmore, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Belle

Mary Belle Lowery Skebe was born in 1916, in Deatsville, Elmore, Alabama, United States. She died in 2012, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 96.

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1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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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.

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U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

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The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha ( see Lavery ).2 Northern English and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .3 Southwestern English: habitational name from Lowery in Devon, named with the Old English personal name Lēofa or Lufa + Old English worðig ‘enclosure’.

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

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