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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

LUCILLE INGRAM PAUQUETTE PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Carolina Lucille Ingram Pauquette (1922-2007)of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a postal clerk in the Marines Corps Women’s Reserve from 1945 to 1946.


BIOGRAPHY

C. Lucille Ingram Pauquette of Greensboro, North Carolina, graduated from Greensboro High School. She enlisted in the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve in March of 1945, and attended basic training at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. In June 1945, Pauquette was assigned to the post office at nearby Cherry Point Air Station. She was discharged in June 1946 and the following month married Staff Sergeant Charles F. Pauquette, whom she had met at Cherry Point.

Following her discharge from the Marines, Lucille Pauquette and her husband moved to upstate New York. They returned to North Carolina in the 1950s. Both worked for Western Electric, where Lucille Pauquette did assembly work and inspection until resigning to have children a few years later. The Pauquettes continued to live in Greensboro in retirement.She died in 2007.


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Portrait of Lucille Ingram Pauquette, 1945
Item # WV0037.6.001
From the Lucille Ingram Pauquette Papers
Oral history interview with Lucille Ingram Pauquette, 1999
Item # WV0037.5.001
From the Lucille Ingram Pauquette Papers