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Jacqueline Dorèt Wadsworth

Jacqueline Dorèt Wadsworth, American private investor. Certified teacher California, Oregon. Recipient Service award Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, 1967-1970.


  • Wadsworth, Jacqueline Dorèt was born on June 15, 1928 in San Diego, California, United States. Daughter of Benjamin H. Dilley and Georgia E. (Elliott) Dilley Waters.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1950. Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1952.


    • Director Junior Red Cross, San Diego County chapter American Red Cross, 1952-1959, assistant director leadership centers for 8 western states California, 1954-1959. Private investor, commercial real estate and property development, since 1974. Interior designer J. Wadsworth Interiors, La Jolla, California, 1990—2002.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher California, Oregon.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Volunteer chair national convention American Red Cross, San Diego, 1966. Volunteer, fundraiser San Diego Symphony Orchestra Organization, 1974-1983. Member Gold Ribbon Patron committee San Diego Symphony, 1995-1999.

    Friends member, volunteer San Diego Museum Art, since 1958, Asian Arts Council, since 1996. Member Scripps Foundation for Medicine and Science, since 1990. Life member, fund raiser, board directors, chairman Scripps, Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, since 1965.

    Life member, chair, board directors Social Service Auxiliary, since 1968. Member Japanese Garden Society of San Diego, Globe Gilders Theatre Auxiliary (activity chairperson 1966-1985), San Diego Zoological Society (curator since 1976), Mingei International, Palladian Society (San Diego County chapter), Museum Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego Natural History Museum.


    • Married Charles Desmond Wadsworth Junior, June 16, 1954 (deceased 1963). 1 child, Georgia Duncan Wadsworth Barber.
    • father: Benjamin H. Dilley Waters
    • mother: Georgia E. (Elliott) Dilley Waters
    • spouse: Charles Desmond Wadsworth Junior
    • child: Georgia Duncan Wadsworth Barber Wadsworth
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    • 1950
      University Oregon
    • 1952
      San Diego State University
    • 1952 - 1959
      Director, Junior Red Cross
    • 1974
      private investor