Lawrence High School Class of 1941

Remembering 1941

Franklin D. Roosevelt was President of the United States.

Leverett Saltonstall was Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The “Oscar” for Best Picture was awarded to How Green Was My Valley.

Gary Cooper and Joan Fontaine won "Oscars" for Best Actor and Best Actress.

Jimmy Dorsey was flying high with five songs that hit number one in 1941: Amapola, My Sister and I, Maria Elena, Green Eyes, and Blue Champagne. Glenn Miller had three number one hits: Song of the Volga Boatman, Chattanooga Choo Choo, and Elmer’s Tune. Other number one hits in 1941 were Daddy by Sammy Kaye, and Piano Concerto in B flat, performed by Freddy Martin.

Baseball’s World Series was won by the New York Yankees (AL) who beat the Brooklyn Dodgers (NL).

  • Joseph Bresnahan (Class President)
  • Josephine (Catalano) Di Zazzo
  • Hugo San Antonio
  • Madalyn Stahley Donahue
  • Bette Ganley LaFlamme
  • Dean G. Ellis
  • 50th Reunion

    Ashworth By the Sea Hotel
    295 Ocean Blvd.
    Hampton Beach, N.H. 03842
    September 14, 1991, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Committee: Joseph Bresnahan, Madalyn Stahley Donahue, Dean G. Ellis, E. Rene Foster, Daniel Kiley, Bette Ganley LaFlamme and Edmund LaFlamme, Mary Zukowski McDonald, Ruth Buckley Mixon, Maurice Needle, Harriet Gaffney Palmieri, Leah Lilly Rand, Clem Rodden, and Hugo San Antonio.

    55th Reunion

    Pat’s Beef House
    Haverhill, Mass.
    September 21, 1996