REAL Ethical Fund — Foodbank Partner

Mother, Nellie Ruth Pillsbury, being the fourth child of eight, was born on February 3, 1913 in Scarborough to Herbert and Nellie Weston Fogg Pillsbury. Ruth’s ancestors moved to this city before 1790. Generations of her family have been involved in agriculture, shipbuilding and house-building. Her personal life did not work out for a long time. She married twice. On July 23, 1939, she married the captain of the merchant marine, Donald Edward King. The writer’s father was born on May 11, 1914 in the family of William and Helen Bowden King in Peru (Indiana).

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