Oct. 10, 1906 Dorchester Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA
May 28, 1993 Norwell Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA
The youngest of 12 children, Fran Cole grew up on Park Street in Dorchester, Mass. She was about 12 years old when her father died. Being bright, she skipped two grades and graduated from Dorchester High School in 1922 at age 15. She became a stenographer and eventually went to work as a legal secretary for attorney John McEvoy in Boston. She worked for Mr. McEvoy for 40 years!