Prescott High School Senior - Lois Poe


Russell Photography/Phoenix, Arizona Unknown bus5099pa.jpg S-5099 B&W 1408-5099-0001 bus5099pa Print 4x6 Historic Photographs 1921-1923 Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives


Lois Elizabeth Poe (b. June 17, 1903 – d. July 24, 1945) was born in Prescott.  Her father was Harmon Lamar Poe (b. 1877 – d. 1964) and her mother was Clara Vera Elizabeth (Wadel) Poe (b. 1880 – d. 1955).

Lois and her brother Harold (b. 1905) were juniors at Prescott High School in 1921, but did not appear in the 1922 yearbook.  Younger sisters Fay (b. 1907) was a freshman in 1921 and Inez (born in Temple, Texas) was a Senior in 1920.

Lois went to Tempe Normal Teachers' College and taught there.  On July 24, 1945 she died of fibroids in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Handwriting on front of photo states, “Your pal ‘Poe"

This photo was previously misidentified as the senior photo of Mary Louise Loftland from Prescott High School.


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