Saturday, May 14, 2016

Dianne Briggs Sherman (1947-2016) Warren Area High School Class of 1965

Related links: 
 1965 Dragon yearbook

1967 Warren City Directory
  • [county section] Briggs Arthur R Russell 

'Diane' was a very popular name during the mid-20th century, peaking at #14 in 1955 and spending 13 years in the top 20 and 20 years in the top 30.

The variant spelling of 'Dianne' didn't fare as well, having a much shorter and less lofty run, with her peak achieved in 1945 at #72.

Source:  Social Security Administration

Janet Gaynor played a character named Diane in Seventh Heaven, one of the most popular films of 1927 and won the 1st Academy Award for Best Actress for this and 2 other roles.

Other members of the class of 1965:
Catherine Donnelly Rice.  (9/25/2015)
Sharyn Steele Engle.  (8/30/2015)
Dennis Seymour.  (6/25/2015)
Alvin Whipple.  (6/17/2015)
Susan Johnson Wolfe.  (3/14/2014)

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