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Helen Poole

Helen Louise Shell Poole attended the Erma Lee Beauty School and Barber College in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated with honors in July 1965, and earned her cosmetology license from the State Board of Cosmetology that fall. Helen worked at the Apple Creek State Hospital for several years before leaving healthcare to pursue her dream of owning her own salon. She was granted a license to practice as an Advanced Cosmetologist and opened Helen’s Beauty Boutique at 860 Walnut Rd. SE. in 1976.


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Essie Wooten (1915-1996)

Essie Wooten was an inspirational woman born into poverty. Wooten was forced to drop out of high school to take on a $4.00 per week job. Fortunately, at age 24, she returned to school, receiving her d

Bobby Grier (1933-2021)

Bobby Grier was a member of the Washington High School class of 1952. He played football and basketball during his time in Massillon, and during his senior football season, led the team in rushing

Lynn Wilson

Wife, mother, and teacher, Lynn Wilson has been a Massillonian all of her life. She enjoys spending time with family and spontaneous car trips. She is also “GG” to her 8 grandchildren. Lynn studied at


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