Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Friday, November 16, 2007 at 05:09:48 :
Thursday, September 28, 1944
MRS. EVA POWER
Mrs. Eva Power, resident of San Rafael for the past 55 years, was accorded final rites last Friday from St. Raphael’s Church, following her death Tuesday after a long illness. At her bedside was her husband, William B. Power, retired San Quentin guard, who was in southern Mexico when the news of his wife’s illness reached him.
A charter member of Lagan Institute, Y.L.I., Mrs. Power was born in Lincoln, England, and came to the United States at the age of 8. Educated in San Rafael and San Francisco, she was later employed for 23 years in t he Marin District Attorney’s office. During World War I, she served as one of the chief executives of the draft board and after the war was forced to retire from public life due to illness.
Interment took place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
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