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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. Mrs. Harris could operate any of the shop machinery and tools, and often did so. She continued to maintain business for several years during which time Harris died.

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 the Early Birds.

Flying pioneer, Helen Hodge Harris was one of the few early American lasy pilots who learned to fly purely for personal satisfaction.
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