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Transcribed biography of Jan Dick


The Dick Family is not a native Hoosier family although they have made permanent resident in Valparaiso since 1970. Jan Dick, a native of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, attended college at Valparaiso University from 1964 until receiving his B.S. degree in Business administration in 1969. His future wife, Marian, joined him in 1967 after graduating from St. John's School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Marian is a native of Ruff Creek, Pennsylvania and went to work as a nurse at Porter Memorial Hospital upon arriving in Valpo. After his Graduation, Jan took a position with Bethlehem Steel Company at its Burns Harbor Plant. In 1970, the couple were married and took up residence on Berkley Drive on the north side of Valparaiso. On December 30th of that year, their first daughter, Christianne, was born. Jan remained with Bethlehem and Marian worked part-time at PMH until their second daughter, Suzanne, was born on November 2, 1973. Since that time, Jan and Marian have remained working for the same employers and have planned to raise their two daughters in Valparaiso.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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