Florence Elaine Danforth Harmon

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Florence Elaine Harmon (Danforth)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Death: April 21, 2015 (95)
Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Dr. Dave Danforth, MLB player and Florence Margaret Danforth
Wife of Robert Brooks Harmon
Mother of Robert Harmon and William Harmon
Sister of Dorothy Margaret Hope and Jean (Gerdes) Thompson

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About Florence Elaine Danforth Harmon



Florence "Elaine" D. Harmon (December 26, 1919 – April 21, 2015) was an American from Maryland who served in the U.S. Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II. In 2009 she received a Congressional Gold Medal for her service as a pilot during World War II. As a WASP pilot, she has been accorded full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. In 2016, Ms. Harmon was posthumously inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame.

Elaine Danforth Harmon, daughter of Dr. Dave Danforth (formerly a Major Baseball League player) and Margaret Oliphant Danforth, was born December 26, 1919, in Baltimore, Maryland. A 1936 graduate of Eastern High School, in 1940 she earned a bachelor of science degree in bacteriology at the University of Maryland, College Park. From 1940 to 1944 she worked as a hospital lab technician. In 1941 she married patent attorney Robert Harmon and they lived in Silver Spring, Maryland. They had two sons and two daughters. Her husband died in 1965.


7 JUL 2014 16:03:13 GMT -0600 U.S. Public Records Index MyHeritage Birth information may be included for those residents born primarily between 1900 and 1990. The original sources are not available. Collection 10220 MH:S9 http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10220/us-public-recor... 4 <p>Elaine D Harmon
Birth: Dec 26 1919
  Possible relatives: NameBirthHarmon FinaSep 1 1949Deborah FreierharmonSep 30 1947Chris Archtct HarmonMay 9 1950William A HarmonJune 5 1953Randol L HarmonAug 28 1973Robert Brooks HarmonNov 1 1974Stephen HarmonApr 28 1980Thomas O MillerJune 7 1946
  Residences: ResidenceDate1111 Notley Rd, Silver SpringMaryland 20904-6243, USAShow neighbors
  Phone numbers:
Number Date
(301) 384-6848 Between May 1 1993 and Jan 1 2009
(301) 384-2341 Jan 1 2009</p>

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December 26, 1919
Baltimore, Maryland
April 21, 2015
Age 95
1111 Notley Rd, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904-6243, USA
Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia