Ilion High School Class of 1919

Class Roster - Source - 1919 Newspaper Article

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1919 Honor Students

Lindsay Taylor - Valedictorian average of 94.3
Ethel Allegra Thomas - Salutatorian average of 94.1
Nellie Gilchrist - Third average of 92.2
The average of the class was 82.7 and the regents average was 75.7


Class Members

The newspaper Headline was God Speed Class of '19 published June 26, 1919. Source -

All 31 class members, in the newspaper article, are now listed alphabetically:

Harry Oakley Ashley
E. Dyme Bennett
Bernice Brown,
Ruth Brown,
Richard T. Byrnes
Burton Cohoon,
Beatrice Coleman
Mabel Aida Decker
Theresa May Ellis
Marjorie Ferguson
Irene Raymond Fish,
Edward Ferdinand Gerber
Nellie Gilchrist
Kenneth George Haggerty
Madeline Hoffman
Arthur Shirley Hoke
Wellington Conrad Klipple
Helen Marie Kraus,
Beatrice Liddell
Haveland Lutz
Margaret Matthews
Dorothy Pettingill
Ivan Quinlaven,
Joris Rasbach
Herbert Rhodes
Barbara Schwartz
Thomas R. Shepherd
Alfred Lindsay Taylor
Ethel Allegra Thomas
Dorothy Tjeerdsma
Everett Van DerPoel.

(Note - Herbert Rhodes was missing from the 1925 Alumni book list for 1919 but was included in the newspaper article)

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