Ilion High School

Class of 1918

Alumni News

Ilion High School 1916 Building


Reorganized Class Roster ....

Class Roster, as published in the Utica Herald Dispatch - June 26, 1918 newspaper article, listed alphabetically as 1918 Class Roster page. (added March 11, 2022).


Class Roster....

History of the Union Free School

Class Roster 1918 published in the Alumni book "History of the Union School", which was published in 1925. The book contained the names and address of each alumnus, as of 1925. (modified January 30, 2015)


Class Historical Newspaper Articles....

     Newspaper articles about the IHS Class of 1918 (added January 20, 2021)


Dr. Edward P. Jones - IHS 1918 Physician

IHS 1918 alumnus, Dr. Edward Jones, was also among the graduates who pursued a career as a physician and was added to the Alumni Physicians Tribute. His education, career and obituary were published as Dr. Edward P. Jones - IHS 1918 - Physician. (February 20, 2021)


Obituary Newspaper Articles....

Ethel (Thomas) Griffith, [IHS Class of 1918] formerly of 10 Fourth St., passed away January 6, 1984, in Tioga General Hospital. She was born November 4, 1900 in Ilion and was the daughter of Elmer and Arthesa Thomas and was married to Harold Griffith August 15, 1921. He passed away February 23, 1977. She was educated in Ilion schools and Geneseo Normal School and was a teacher for Ilion schools. Mrs. Griffith was a member of the Mohawk Valley Chapter of the D.A.R., the Ilion O.E.S. and the Historical Club. She was also a descendant of the Grimm Brothers, who authorized Grimm's Fairy Tales and also a member of the FirstPresbyterian Church, Ilion. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Stephen (Shirley) Fodor of Endicott; one granddaughter, Vanessa Douglas of Rochester; one nephew, Lewis Jones of Fairport. A memorial service will be held at a later date and interment will take place in Armory Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Ilion First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are with Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Ilion." - Ethel Griffith Obituary - January 8, 1984 - The Sunday Daily Observer Dispatch -


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