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Laura <I>Eppelsheimer</I> Frenger

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Laura Eppelsheimer Frenger

Birth
St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death
1961 (aged 87–88)
Burial
Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA GPS-Latitude: 32.2999535, Longitude: -106.7843753
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Laura Eppelsheimer Frenger (1873-1961) was active in club affairs, the first woman in New Mexico to be listed in Who's Who.[1]
Laura Eppelsheimer was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 5, 1873, the daughter of Frank and Laura Eppelsheimer. [2]
Laura E. Frenger was an Executive at the Home Service Secretary of the American Red Cross for eight years. [2] [1]
She organized the New Mexico State Federation of Women's Clubs of which she was life member; she was the General Federation Territorial and State secretary for 11 years; she was the General Federation director from 1916 to 1920; she was assistant chairman of Legislative Department of Women's Clubs (she spearheaded a successful drive for child legislation in New Mexico), she was assistant chairman of the Music Department of Women's Club. [2] [1]
In 1928 she was elected President of the State Federation of Music Clubs. [2]
She was State Chairman of the Atwater Kent Radio Audition; she was president of the Las Cruces Music Club. [2]
She was president of the Woman's Improvement Association of Las Cruces. She was Honorary member of the State College Progress Club. [2]
Laura E. Frenger moved to New Mexico in 1899 and lived at 955 N. Alameda Blvd., Las Cruces, New Mexico. [2]
She married George W. Frenger, mayor of Las Cruces and founder of the Chamber of Commerce, and had three children: Reymond, Frank G., Laura Louise. [2] [1]
She died on November 14, 1961, and is buried at Masonic Cemetery, Las Cruces. [3]

Sources:
[1] "Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, New Mexico) 01 Feb 1970, Sun • Page 21". Las Cruces Sun-News: 21. 1970. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
[2] Binheim, Max; Elvin, Charles A (1928). Women of the West; a series of biographical sketches of living eminent women in the eleven western states of the United States of America. p. 148. Retrieved 8 August 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
[3] "Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, New Mexico) 17 Nov 1961, Fri • Page 10". Las Cruces Sun-News: 10. 1961. Retrieved 6 September 2017.

Contributor: Elisa Rolle (48982101)
Laura Eppelsheimer Frenger (1873-1961) was active in club affairs, the first woman in New Mexico to be listed in Who's Who.[1]
Laura Eppelsheimer was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 5, 1873, the daughter of Frank and Laura Eppelsheimer. [2]
Laura E. Frenger was an Executive at the Home Service Secretary of the American Red Cross for eight years. [2] [1]
She organized the New Mexico State Federation of Women's Clubs of which she was life member; she was the General Federation Territorial and State secretary for 11 years; she was the General Federation director from 1916 to 1920; she was assistant chairman of Legislative Department of Women's Clubs (she spearheaded a successful drive for child legislation in New Mexico), she was assistant chairman of the Music Department of Women's Club. [2] [1]
In 1928 she was elected President of the State Federation of Music Clubs. [2]
She was State Chairman of the Atwater Kent Radio Audition; she was president of the Las Cruces Music Club. [2]
She was president of the Woman's Improvement Association of Las Cruces. She was Honorary member of the State College Progress Club. [2]
Laura E. Frenger moved to New Mexico in 1899 and lived at 955 N. Alameda Blvd., Las Cruces, New Mexico. [2]
She married George W. Frenger, mayor of Las Cruces and founder of the Chamber of Commerce, and had three children: Reymond, Frank G., Laura Louise. [2] [1]
She died on November 14, 1961, and is buried at Masonic Cemetery, Las Cruces. [3]

Sources:
[1] "Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, New Mexico) 01 Feb 1970, Sun • Page 21". Las Cruces Sun-News: 21. 1970. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
[2] Binheim, Max; Elvin, Charles A (1928). Women of the West; a series of biographical sketches of living eminent women in the eleven western states of the United States of America. p. 148. Retrieved 8 August 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
[3] "Las Cruces Sun-News (Las Cruces, New Mexico) 17 Nov 1961, Fri • Page 10". Las Cruces Sun-News: 10. 1961. Retrieved 6 September 2017.

Contributor: Elisa Rolle (48982101)


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