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a. Continued:   Alice Marie Sheedy (1891-1973) graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and was a student at the Pauline Dunstan Belden School of Elocution in Spokane. For a time, she was a "cub reporter" for a local newspaper and we have a photo of her going up in an early bi-plane for a publicity stunt in Spokane. She was later (1920) a feature writer for a daily newspaper in Seattle. She studied drama in Chicago and joined the Baker Players Stock Company, adopting the stage name "Alice Errol" and performing in many locations in the United States and Canada (especially during WWI). Aunt Alice's scrapbook is in the possession of Nick Sheedy, given to him by his great-uncle, Forrest H,. Sheedy (1911-2003); from this, we know that she worked with numerous famous actors and actresses, many of whom became early stars of the silver screen: e.g., Eugene O'Brien, Louis James, Nat. C. Goodwin, Maxine Elliot, Edna Goodrich, Alla Nazimova, Dorothy Donnelly, Thais Lawton, and Minnie Maddern Fiske.
 Alice married Stanley Todd in 1915 in Spokane. He was a native of England and a Canadian veteran of World War I. They lived in Spokane, then Seattle and Portland for a time and removed to Hollywood, California where Alice continued acting and gave elocution lessons after silent movies gave way to "talkies." She became a Christian Science Practitioner and, in that capacity, served numerous Hollywood stars for many years. Alice and Stanley Todd had no issue and retired to Twentynine Palms, Calif. Aunt Alice was an actress. She attended elocution school in Spokane, acting school "back east" in Chicago, and also in England. She traveled a great deal with acting companies, including through Canada and perhaps into the U.K. during WWI. Aunt Alice's scrapbook is in the possession of Nick Sheedy, given to him by his great-uncle, Forrest H,. Sheedy (1911-2003).
 She was also a reporter for the newspaper in Spokane, Washington for a time. She and Stanley Todd retired from North Hollywood to Twentynine Palms, California. She was a Christian Science Practitioner. They had no issue.


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