Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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James H. & Ione P. Fitzgerald Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established 2007

James H. Fitzgerald

James H. Fitzgerald

Ione P. Fitzgerald

Ione P. Fitzgerald

James and Ione Fitzgerald bequeathed a portion of their estate to provide scholarships for students graduating from high schools located within the City of Aurora.

James Fitzgerald (1907-1995) was born in Oswego.  He attained the rank of lieutenant with the Illinois State Police.  Later, he served as the treasurer of Kane County.

He was a member of A. F. & A. M. Masonic Lodge #90, Aurora Moose Lodge #400, the Aurora Elks Club, Phoenix Club and the Elburn Lions Club.

Ione Fitzgerald (1914-2006) was born in Chicago.  She was a graduate of East Aurora High School.

From 1939-1944, she was secretary to the director of Mooseheart.  She later moved to Elgin where she was a buyer for Ackemann’s Department Store.

Mrs. Fitzgerald was the president of the Elgin Girl Scouts and a member of the Lady Elks

After the death of their former spouses, James and Ione Fitzgerald were married in 1980.

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