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Mary Lou Polk Thompson

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Title

Mary Lou Polk Thompson

Subject

Thompson, Mary Lou Polk
Edinburg (Va)

Description

Mary Lou Polk Thompson was known for her involvement with the community and C.E. Thompson’s, an Edinburg building supply company that her husband was part owner of.

Born on July 22, 1933 she moved to a house just south of Edinburg in 1961 following her marriage. The house was partially designed by her husband.

In the Shenandoah Valley-Herald she noted the furnace malfunctioned on their first night and they “almost froze.” However, that didn’t dampen her love of winter sports. The couple added a ice skating rink and places for snowmobiles, and winter shooting matches on their properties.

Outside of her home Mary Lou was deeply involved in the Edinburg Volunteer Fire Company’s auxiliary where she served as secretary and helped the organization raise the funds for its current fire station. She also was a member of the St. John’s United Methodist’s Methodist women.

Mary Lou would die in May of 1985 at the age of 51.

Source

Shenandoah Valley Herald Bound Copy Collection

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

1979

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Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

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Citation

“Mary Lou Polk Thompson,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed July 20, 2018, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11519.

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