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Mildred Inez Caroon

Mildred Inez Caroon

Female 1919 - 2009

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  • Born  18 Apr 1919  Ft. Barnwell, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Died  18 Jul 2009  District of Columbia, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I1154  NC Families
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2010 

    Father  Walter Henry Caroon,   b. 24 Mar 1891, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1974, Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ruby Bell McLawhorn,   b. abt. 1893, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1914  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F386  Group Sheet

    Family  Roy C. Bailey,   d. 1966 
    Married  Y  [2
    Notes 
    • no issue. [2]
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2010 
    Family ID  F388  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey

    Documents
    Head of WAC Was Third Woman to Become General in US Army
    Head of WAC Was Third Woman to Become General in US Army
    Washington Post article, August 2009

    Yearbook Photos

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    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey: 1938 yearbook photo
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey: 1938 yearbook photo
    1938 Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC-Greensboro) yearbook photo
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey: 1939 yearbook photo
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey: 1939 yearbook photo
    1939 Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC-Greensboro) yearbook photo
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey: 1940 yearbook photo
    Mildred (Caroon) Bailey: 1940 yearbook photo
    1940 Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC-Greensboro) yearbook photo

  • Notes 
    • Brigadier General who directed the Women's Army Corps in the 1971-1975. The third woman in the US Military to reach rank of General. [2]
    • 1940 graduate of the Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNC-Greensboro) [2, 4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] Craven County Register of Deeds. Records Database. http://deeds.cravencounty.com.

    2. [S92] "Head of WAC Was Third Woman to Become US General in U.S. Military." Washington Post.com. http://is.gd/bP8cK.

    3. [S81] 1920 US Census.
      Sussex County, Virginia - Stony Cree, District 116, Sheet 5B, Family #92 - http://is.gd/bPhDO

    4. [S93] UNC-Greensboro Yearbook Collection. Internet Archive. http://ncgenweb.us/nc/bookshelf/yearbooks/.