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Betty Preat Wetzel, American Writer. Board of directors Flathead Lake Biological Station, Bigfork, Montana, 1980-1986.

Background

Wetzel, Betty Preat was born on November 7, 1915 in Roundup, Montana, United States. Daughter of Alfred William and Rachel Preat (Johnston) Eiselein.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Montana, 1937.

Career

Columnist, reporter Roundup (Montana) Recording-Tribume, 1938-1946. Secretary Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Cholera Research Laboratory and Hospital, Dacca, Bangladesh, 1965-1967. Administrative assistant to vice president Wellesley (Massachusetts) University, 1969-1973.

Director public relations Oxfam-American, Boston, 1973-1977. Book review editor Montana Magazine, Helena, 1989-1991.

Membership

Board of directors Flathead Lake Biological Station, Bigfork, Montana, 1980-1986.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain hiking, tennis, reading, politics, family.

Connections

Married Winston Warren Wetzel, June 5, 1940. Children: Susan Hinman, Kurt, Gretchen Grafin von Rittberg, Rebecca.

father:
Alfred William Eiselein

mother:
Rachel Preat (Johnston) Eiselein

spouse:
Winston Warren Wetzel

children:
Susan Hinman Wetzel

Kurt Wetzel

Gretchen Grafin von Rittberg Wetzel

Rebecca Wetzel