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Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972



Lida Leora Adams Drown was born in 1883 to Walter B. and Martha Adams. She had five siblings; Alma, Rosa, Nettie, Nina, and Water. Lida was born and raised in Michigan, attending Lawrence Public Schools for her education. In 1904 she married her first husband John Drown. Together they had three sons Lowell, Lynn, and Lyle Drown. In 1920 Lida divorced John Drown and she quickly married her second husband William Henry Ritter. Lida divorced Ritter in 1933 on grounds of extreme and repeated cruelty. She married her last husband Theodore C. Ballinger in 1938, whom she remained married to until his death in 1957. Lida passed away in 1972 at the age of 88.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Lida Adams School Certificate

 File — Box 1 of 1: [Barcode: 31141024407285]
Identifier: RH-A-4295
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of three of Lida Adams Drown’s (1883-1972) credit certificates from the Lawrence Public Schools in 1900.

Printed sections include the school, the type of certificate, grades, faculty, class subject, and the name of the student. Lida Adams assessments were performed on May 31st and June 1st of 1900 in botany, physical geography, and Latin.

Dates: 1900