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Dorothy Elizabeth Forward, American legal assistant. Recipient American Red Cross Meritorious Service award, 1945.


Forward, Dorothy Elizabeth was born on October 12, 1919 in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Roy Clifford and Julia (Lane) Hurd.


Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1964.


Secretary national director fund raising American Red Cross, Washington, 1943-1946. Legal secretary William W. Waters, Esq., Los Angeles, 1953-1956. Office manager Winston W. Forward, Insurance Adjuster, Arcadia, California, 1956-1964.

Legal assistant John M. Podlech, Esq., Pasadena, 1964-1979. Director California Probate Institutes, Arcadia, from 1970. Independent probate legal assistant, from 1979.

Conductor workshops in probate procedures, 1967-1992. Volunteer lecturer to senior citizens in estate planning. Volunteer secretary All-Church Council United Methodist Church, Arcadia, 1998-2000.

President Philathea (women's club), Arcadia, 1999-2000. Volunteer, Second vice president, program chair Arcadia Travelers, 2000.


Married Winston W. Forward, September 29, 1942.

Roy Clifford Hurd

Julia (Lane) Hurd

Winston W. Forward