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In 1935 Mr. Newbre passed away, then three years later she married Frank Harris and soon after became Supervisor of a small machine shop making aircraft tools and fishing equipment. This shop employed 20 men and 14 women, and Mrs. Harris could personally operate any of the shop machinery and tools, and often did so. She continued to operate this business for several years during which time Harris also passed away. 

After living alone for several years Mrs. Harris passed away on February 27, 1967, at age 77. She was survived by a daughter, a sister and two grandchildren. Burial was in Forrest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, California. She was a member of the Early Birds. 

Flying Pioneer, Early Bird Helen Hodge Harris was one of the few early American lady pilots who learned to fly purely for personal satisfaction. 

[[stamped]] FROM THE FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE [[/stamped]]

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