Helen P. Poindexter DeVoe

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Mrs. Paul Volney DeVoe
(Helen P. Poindexter)

Mrs. Helen P. Poindexter DeVoe, the daughter of Archie Poindexter and Inez Houdeshell, was born in Indiana.   She was married to the late Mr. Paul Volney DeVoe, and had two children; the late James Frederick DeVoe and Judith Ann DeVoe-Stafford.  Mrs. DeVoe graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and complete some graduate work.  She is retired and resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.

* National Gavel Society
* National Society Dames of the Court of Honor (Honorary President
* Colonial Dames of America (former President of Chapter XXV)
* Welcome Society of Pennsylvania
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry (Three-term Councillor)
* National Huguenot Society
* National Society Daughters of the Founder and Patriots of America
   (National Organizing Secretary
* National Society Descendants of Early Quakers
* Sons and Daughters of the Colonial & Antebellum Bench & Bar 1565-1861
* Hereditary Order of Descendants of Loyalists and Patriots of the
   American Revolution (Associate Member)

Mrs. DeVoe was the Patron for the Hereditary Society Blue Book in 1995.

Listed In

The Southwest Blue Book

Other Notes
DeVoe is a member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts; the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (House of Burgesses); and the Descendants of Valentine Hollingsworth, Sr. Society.  She is a member of the Presbyterian Church.

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