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Anna D'Anna

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    Anna D’Anna

March 29, 1915 – May 7, 2012

Anna G. D’Anna was born March 29, 1915 in Smithfield, La.  She was the seventh of 11 children born to Maria Lucido and Leonardo Giovingo, who had immigrated to the U.S. as children.

Shortly after Anna was born, the family moved to the small farming community of Independence, La., where Anna lived most of her life.  Anna was the first member of her family to graduate from high school.  It was at the graduation rehearsal that she met her future husband, Joseph A. D’Anna, whom she married in July of 1936.  

Anna and Joe moved to Chicago, Ill. in 1937 to find work during the Great Depression. They remained there until 1943, when they returned to Independence, prior to Joe’s entering the army during World War II.

Anna worked outside of the home most of her adult life, including about 35 years at Amite Building and Supply, where she managed the business’s daily office functions.  In 1980, Anna had the distinction of becoming the first female council member in Independence, La.  She was appointed to fill, temporarily, the position of her husband — who died in office, and she was elected in the subsequent special election.


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