Helen Adelaide Benlehr Thomson
Last updated 6/14/2007 at Noon
August 5, 1910 – May 17, 2007
Helen was born at Elcot Lodge in Landaur-Mussurie, United Provinces, India. She was 96 years old and died of natural causes at Tri-City Hospital in Oceanside.
Helen was born to missionary parents, Charles and Cornelia Benlehr of Wilmington, OH. She had three brothers, all deceased. She graduated from high school at Wesleyan Girls School in Naini Tal, India. She came to the United States in 1929 and attended Wilmington College, a Quaker College, for two years. For her last two years of college she moved to Los Angeles, where her brother lived, and graduated...