Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Eugenia Byrnes O'Conor (1896-1971)
MSA SC 3520-2289
First Lady of Maryland, 1939-1947


Books -

Luckett, Margie H. Maryland Women.  Baltimore: King Bros., Inc. Press, 1942.

Kirwin, Harry W. The Inevitable Success: Herbert R. O'Conor.  Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1962.

White, Frank F., Jr.  The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970.  Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.

Newspaper/Magazine Articles -

"Mrs. O'Conor And 4 Children Vacation At Ocean City," Union News, September 9, 1938.

"Annapolis Fascinating Place For O'Conor Children; Tot, 3, Takes Over The Mansion." The Evening Capital, 17 February 1939.

"Governor's Family Swamped By Gifts From Many Friends." The Evening Capital, 27 December 1939.

The Baltimore Sun, January 24, 1943.

"Eden Will Speak Here Tonight," The Evening Capital, March 26, 1943.

"Anthony Eden Wins Hearts of Marylanders Who Pack State House To Hear Him," The Evening Capital, March 27, 1943.

"Mrs. O'Conor Hospitalized," The Baltimore Sun, March 6, 1960.

The Baltimore Sun, March 7, 1960.

The Evening Sun, March 14, 1960.

"Mrs. O'Conor, widow of former Governor, dies," The Baltimore Sun, October 12, 1971.

O'Conor, Gene. Letter to the Editor. The Baltimore Sun, February 22, 1995.

Summary of newspaper articles from The Evening Capital, January, 1939 through November, 1945.

Other Sources -

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) Eugenia O'Conor, 11 October 1971, Certificate No. 9562 [MSA CM 1132-371, CR 48413]

Portraits of First Ladies and Official Hostesses of Maryland from the State Collection.  Pamphlet prepared by the Maryland Commission on Artistic Property.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project Collection) Governor Herbert R. O'Conor File, MSA SC 1138-1482, 2/11/11/10.

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