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Dorothy Iloe "Dot" Chapman Cornwell
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1909
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1998
Sandy Spring
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

Dorothy was the daughter of Marion L. Chapman and Edith Mae Hubbard. She married George Clifton Cornwell.

Obituary from the "Washington Post," Washington, DC, December 7, 1998:

"Dorothy Chapman 'Dot' Cornwell, 89, who retired in 1972 after more than 25 years as an administrative assistant for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 3 at Friends Retirement Community in Sandy Spring.
"Mrs. Cornwell, who was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., grew up in Montgomery County and graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville.
"Before World War II, she worked as a telephone operator and secretary for Western Union and the Naval Hospital.
"She was an active volunteer in the American Red Cross and Montgomery County Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution [Ocklawaha Chapter, Eustis, Florida.]
"A lontime Rockville resident, she moved to Eustis, Fla., and lived there for 20 years before moving to Sandy Spring in 1994.
"Her hobbies included bridge and genealogy.
"Survivors include her husband of 70 years, George C. 'Kip' Cornwell of Sandy Spring; three sons, George C. Cornwell of Bowie, William J. Cornwell of Rockville and John C. Cornwell of Houston; two sisters, Marjorie Mooney of Pomona, Calif., and Ruth Stachura of Sandy Spring; four brothers, Wayne Chapman of Winchester, Va., Robert Chapman of Barnesville, Albert Chapman of Gettysburg, Pa., and William Chapman of Boone, N.C.; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter." 
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  George Clifton Cornwell (1908 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42807272

Rest in Peace.
- Judy Llamas
 Added: Apr. 10, 2016

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