Oct. 7, 1921 Hatfield Harrison County Missouri, USA
Oct. 18, 1968 Chicago Cook County Illinois, USA
Irlene was born 07 October 1921 and was the second child of Elsie and William Keith James.
After graduating from Lock Springs High School, Irlene attended Maryville Teachers College and briefly taught school in Harrison County. Leaving teaching behind she moved to Chicago where she married Joseph Patrick Walsh and spent the rest of her life there working mostly for the Civil Service.
A woman of great intelligence and insight.
She died in 1968 after a lengthy battle with breast cancer and it's complications.