Museum the New Llano Colony

Irene Wilkerson

Birth: She was born around 1919 at Mississippi.  

Family Information: Daughter of Robert F. and Anna Belle Wilkerson.

Sister of Earl, Gladys, Louise and Frances.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1920 she was living in Mississippi with her parents and three siblings.  

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Job in Colony: In November 1931 she was part of Mrs. Killian's six-man crew who turned out about 3,000 potato crate sides, fully nailed. Normally it required nine to run the plant, but the six of them managed it that day. In addition to Mrs. Killian, the crew included: Iris Busick, Irene Wilkerson and Comrades Banta, Bickle and Dean.  

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Sources: US Census: 1920; "Llano Colonist": November 7, 1931  


Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated May 6, 1933.

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