Engagement Announced

The home of Mrs. Floyd Brown was the scene of a delightful gathering Sunday afternoon, August 30th when Mrs. Brown entertained a few of her daughter’s intimate friends at a Tea.

At the time Mrs. Brown announced the engagement of her daughter, Virginia F. Brown, to Frederick C. Drake, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Drake, of 463 W. Gray St., Elmira, N.Y.

Miss Brown is the only daughter of Mrs. Brown, and the late Floyd Brown, a member of the Hughey shoe firm.  She is a graduate of Watkins Glen High School and of Edgewood Park, Briar Cliff Manor, and is now assistant to Dr. Lawrence Hoebler of Elmira.

Mr. Drake is a graduate of the Elmira schools, and of the Elmira Business Institute.  He is now in the U.S. Army Air Corps stationed at Langley Field, Virginia.  No date for the wedding has been set.

Source:  Watkins Express, September 2, 1942.

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