Saturday, December 21, 2013

Dorothy Kavinski Wykoff (1928-2013) Warren High School Class of 1945

Warren Times Mirror obituary

Warren High School 1945 Dragon yearbook

Dorothy spent 36 years in the top 10 (1904-1939) -- 8 years at #2 (1920-1927) -- on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names for girls.  It was the 3rd most popular girl's name when Dorothy Kavinski was born.

Other Dorothys in the WHS class of '45.
  • Dorothy "Dot" Fitzgerald
  • Dorothy "Dot"  Johnson
  • Dorothy "Dot"  Mead
  • Dorothy "Starbrick" Smith

"Caledonia" was recorded by Louis Jordan in January 1945 and reached #6 on the Billboard chart in May.  This "soundie" played in movie theaters at the time.

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