My Parents’ Engagement Announcement in the New York Times

Boston, MA. My mother’s engagement announcement in the New York Times, January 26, 1947.

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Mr. and   Mrs. Dudley Alleman of this place have made known the engagement of their daughter; Frances Dudley; to Stanford Leonard Luce, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Luce, also of this community. The wedding will take place in the summer.

Miss Alleman is a senior at Wheelock, College in Boston. She is a granddaughter of the late Dr. L. A. W. Alleman of Geneva, N.Y. and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wallis Simpson of Frederick County, Md. The bride-elect is a descendant of Thomas Dudley, third governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and is related to the Warfield and Simmons families of Maryland.

Mr. Luce is a senior at Dartmouth College, where he has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was honorably discharged from the Army recently after serving three years in Europe.

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