435: Maxine Dale
World War II Veteran, Machinist, and More
Born: 25 May 1920, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Died: 15 December 1999, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Born Name: Ora Maxine Gill
Maxine served in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II as a courier.
Before her enlistment she worked as a machinist for Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh.
After the war and getting hitched, she started attending Penn State to study agriculture. Maxine was a mother, aunt, sister, and grandmother, and my great-aunt through my paternal grandfather.
Maxine also wrote several poems in her younger years, with the signature being her initials: OMG.
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Located In My Personal Library:
Personal Poems by Ora Maxine Gill