Leonard, Helen Louise
Born: Dec 04, 1861 AD
Died: 1922 AD, at 60 years of age.
1860 - Born on December 4th in Clinton, Iowa.
1879 - Married to Harry Braham on June.
1885 - Married to Edward Solomon on May 10th.
1890 - When Alexander Graham Bell introduced long distance telephone service on May 8th, her voice was the first carried over the line. Stationed in New York, Russell sang "Sabre Song" to audiences in Boston and Washington.
1894 - Married to Giovanni Perugini on January 21st.
1912 - Married on June 12th to Alexander Pollock Moore, was the owner-publisher of a Pittsburgh newspaper, The Leader.
1919 - Joined the fledgling union for actors, the "White Rats," along with Fay Templeton and Jennie Yeamans. They were the first female members. She was also a major player in the Actor's Strike.
1922 - Died on June 6th in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
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