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Transcribed biography of Principes


Father: James Louis Principe
Mother: Rose Marie Iler Principe

They have resided in Valparaiso since their marriage. They have two daughters: Patricia Marie and Mary Lou. Patti is married to Warren Avaritt, who is a union sheet metal man, and Mary Lou is a junior at Valparaiso High School.

Jim graduated from Valparaiso High School and went to work as a union carpenter apprentice at National Homes. He served as president of the Valparaiso Carpenters Local, and following the consolidation of four locals, he served as its president. Now he is serving as president of Lake County District Council of Carpenters and is employed full-time as a state organizer for the Carpenters. Rose graduated from Chesterton High School and she was the first woman in Valparaiso to be in Beta Sigma Phi for fifteen years and received the Order of the Rose. Patti, the oldest daughter, is employed at the East Branch of the First National Bank in Valparaiso. The Principe's reside at 554 Meadow Lane (Jim built this house). The Principe's are members of the First United Methodist Church of 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.
Page(s) in Source: 145

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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