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Elizabeth D. Landrum


April 30, 2018

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Elizabeth D. Landrum

Elizabeth D. Landrum, 97, of Tryon, N.C., died Feb. 6, 2018.

Born in The Netherlands in 1920, she emigrated with her family to Canada in 1926 and received her education there.

Emigrating a second time alone, she put herself through nursing school in Detroit, Mich., and became a United States citizen in 1948.

During her nursing career in Detroit, she cared for a terminally ill patient who owned a horse farm in Tryon. She accompanied this patient in a single-engine ambulance plane to Tryon in 1953. While there, she met John G. Landrum Jr. in his office at Tryon Bank & Trust Compan...

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