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civic organization volunteer

Elizabeth Sherrard Magee, American civic organization volunteer. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award, Rock Island High School, 2005.

Background

Magee, Elizabeth Sherrard was born on September 11, 1922 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Benjamin Harrison and Helen Lucile (Williams) Sherrard.

Education

Student, Augustana College, Rock Island, 1942.

Career

Office manager, secretary Chicago Motor Club, Rock Island, 1942-1944. Personal shopper Master of Laws Parker Company, Davenport, Iowa, 1945-1946.

Membership

Member Junior Board Rock Island, 1944—1965, American Red Cross nursing duties, Rock Island, 1971—1975, Presbyterian Women Rock Island, 1960—1999. Clerk of session Broadway Presbyterian Church, 1990—1993, 1995—1998, 2002. Member Daughters of the American Revolution (state recording secretary 1995-1997, division I director 1997-1999, editor Biennial Proceedings Illinois State Organization 1995-1997, state vice regent 2000-2002, president state officers club, 2002-2003), International Order Kings Daughters and Sons, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood (past president, secretary, treasurer).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Computers, stamps, coins.

Connections

Married Harber Homer Hall, June 15, 1944 (divorced 1949). 1 child, John Sherrard Hall. Married Curtis Lyness Johnson, December 18, 1951 (deceased July 1957).

Children: Peter Hays Johnson, Julie Jaye Johnson Kimball. Married Robert Milton Magee, September 21, 1963 (deceased 1988). 1 child, Robert Decker (deceased 1983).

father:
Benjamin Harrison Sherrard

mother:
Helen Lucile (Williams) Sherrard

spouse:
Harber Homer Hall

spouse:
Curtis Lyness Johnson

spouse:
Robert Milton Magee

child:
John Sherrard Hall Magee

child:
Peter Hays Johnson Magee

child:
Julie Jaye Johnson Kimball Magee