Myking, Georgia

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Georgia Myking was born on 25 July 1918 on a farm outside the small town of Polk City, Iowa. She attended high school in Polk City before moving to Cloquet, Minnesota, in August 1937. She soon met her future husband, Lawrence Myking, and they were married in Cloquet on New Year's Eve 1937. Georgia and Lawrence lived briefly on a small farm on the outskirts of Cloquet before moving into town during the war years. While Lawrence worked as a machinist for a local manufacturer, Georgia worked as a homemaker and raised four children. After the war the Mykings continued to live in Cloquet, where this interview took place in May 2001. Georgia Myking passed away in 2003.


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