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Gertrude Maki


Family Information: Daughter of Mary Maki.

Sister of Milton, Willhart, Myrtle, Irene and George Maki.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: Sometimes wrote articles for the "Llano Colonist."  

Other Info: In April 1929 she sang alto as a member of the Senior Glee Club along with Laura Synoground, Allie Belle Hewitt, Bonnie Enfield and Lois Brattland; first sopranos included: Kathleen Bridwell, Zelma De Fausell, Hope Shoemaker and Jennie Black; and second soprano was sung by Ruth Shoemaker, Blanch Porter, Beatrice Jensen, Ruth Kingsbury and Florence Aiton.

In June 1929 she and Bonnie Enfield were the two high school graduates presented with their diplomas by the parish superintendent.

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: Family Source: Irene Maki Harper; "Llano Colonist": December 1, 1928, April 13, 1929, April 20, 1929, June 8, 1929  


Newllano Highschool Girls Glee Club. Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated April 13, 1929.

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