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Dorothy A. Washburn, American Entrepreneur. Avocations: creative cooking, music, folk dancing, swimming, traveling F C. Recipient Honorary Svc. award California Congress of Parents, Teachers and Students, 1990.


Washburn, Dorothy A. was born on October 28, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Dajad and Mary (Pevrenkjian) Katchadoorian.


Addressograph and graphotype instructor, Burrough's Corporation, Detroit, 1952-1954;secretary to wire division manager, Michigan Oven Company, Detroit, 1954-1958;executive secretary to president, Walch Metal Products, Detroit, 1961-1962;secretary and treasurer, Record Distbrs. Corporation, Detroit, 1963-1965;fundraiser and trip coordinator, Edison High School, Huntington Beach, California, 1972-1990;president, Sunset Sales, Huntington Beach, since 1977.


  • Avocations: creative cooking, music, folk dancing, swimming, traveling F C.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Annual Assembly Booklet of Ladies Society of the Armenian Church of North America Western Diocese, 1993-1996.


Campaign committee Governor George Deukmejian, Doris Allen Campaign committee. Chair band boosters Edison High School, 1975-1977, chair choir boosters, 1988-1990. Vice chair parish council St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church, 1994, treasurer, social and entertainment committee, 1993, advisor Ladies Society, 1994-1996, advisor cultural committee, 1993-1996, teacher Sunday school, 1992-1996.

Correspondent secretary Armenian Church North America, Western Diocese, Ladies Central Council, 1985-1989.


  • Other Interests

    Creative cooking, music, folk dancing, swimming, travel.


Married Floyd Donald Washburn, June 23, 1956. Children: Mary Susan, Dorothy Ann, Sherry Lynn, Tina Marie.

Dajad Katchadoorian

Mary (Pevrenkjian) Katchadoorian

Floyd Donald Washburn

Mary Susan Washburn

Dorothy Ann Washburn

Sherry Lynn Washburn

Tina Marie Washburn