My Parents’ Engagement Announcement in the New York Times

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


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.

See: My Parent’s Wedding Announcement in the New York Times.

About Jim Luce: Thought Leaders & Global Citizens

View all posts by Jim Luce: Thought Leaders & Global Citizens
Jim Luce: Thought Leaders & Global Citizens
Jim Luce ( writes and speaks on Thought Leaders and Global Citizens. Bringing 26 years management experience within both investment banking and the non-profit sector, Jim has worked for Daiwa Bank, Merrill Lynch, a spin-off of Lazard Freres, and two not-for profit organizations and a foundation he founded. As Founder & CEO of Orphans International Worldwide (, he is working with a strong network of committed professionals to build interfaith, interracial, Internet-connected orphanages in Haiti and Indonesia, and creating a new, family-care model for orphans in Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.