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Connors, Cora Lee Blackmon, 1912
    Died 1990

Cora Lee Blackmon was born June 16, 1912, in Birmingham, Alabama. She moved with her family to Albion in 1918, graduated from Albion High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree in special education from Michigan State College. Although remaining an Albion resident, Cora Lee taught school in East Lansing her entire career. She married Reed Connors in 1943 and retired from teaching in 1952. Her outside interests included playing and giving lessons on the piano.

Source: Albion Recorder, April 26, 1990

From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.