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Lois Brock is the answer for Number 537 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.

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Monday: A teacher

Tuesday: Volunteered

Wednesday: Involved in a business

Thursday: Came to Orofino in 1940

Friday: Born in Virginia

Saturday: Graduated in Spokane

Monday: Lived on a homestead in Montana

Wednesday: Traveled by rail with her family to seek their fortune in Montana

Thursday: First resident

Friday: University of Idaho

Saturday: Taught at OES for 20 years

Monday: Had a son and daughter

Tuesday: Husband in the accounting business

Lois Mae Faris Brock was born Oct. 11, 1906 in Chilhowie, VA. and at the age of 5 traveled with her family on the Northern Pacific Railroad to Montana to make their fortune. Three years after that, they moved to Spokane where she graduated from high school.

In 1940 she moved with her husband and daughter, Betty to Orofino. Her husband worked in the accounting business. When her son, Norman, was 15, she went back to college and earned a full teaching degree from the University of Idaho. She then taught sixth grade at Orofino Elementary School for 20 years before retiring.

She was the first resident at Brookside Landing Retirement Community and was involved in many volunteer organzations. She died at the age of 103.

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