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Violet Phelps Watson

Violet Phelps Watson was American librarian. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (regent), Palm Springs Women's Club (president 1950-1951, 1970-1971).

Background

  • Watson, Violet Phelps was born on November 4, 1903 in Keokuk, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Clinton Wayne and Emma (Jones) Phelps.

  • Education

    • AB, Simpson College, 1926. Postgraduate, University Southern California.

    Career

    • Assistant city library City of Palm Springs, California, 1954—1972. Head library Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1972—1988. Retired, 1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (regent), Palm Springs Women's Club (president 1950-1951, 1970-1971).

    Connections

    • Married Martin Vincent Fowler, July 23, 1926 (divorced 1949). 1 child Patricia Anne Fowler-Borzilleri. Married Frederick Jenkins Watson, December 14, 1955 (deceased).
    • father: Clinton Wayne Phelps
    • mother: Emma (Jones) Phelps
    • spouses: Martin Vincent Fowler
    • Frederick Jenkins Watson
    • child: Patricia Anne Fowler-Borzilleri Watson
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    Born November 4, 1903
    Nationality
    • 1926
      Simpson College
    • 1954 - 1972
      Assistant, city library City of Palm Springs
      California, United States
    • 1972 - 1988
      head, library Palm Springs Desert Museum
    • 1988
      retired