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Interior designer

Marjorie Inez Roesling, American interior designer.

Background

Roesling, Marjorie Inez was born on September 17, 1912 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Benton Alexander Sifford and Mabel Inez Brown.

Education

Bachelor, U California, 1929—1933. Master of Arts, U California, 1935—1957.

Career

Service American Red Cross, 1934—1942. Director Pacific Area United States Naval Welfare, 1941—1942, service, 1946—1950. Designer private practice, Oakland, California, 1952—1969, San Francisco.

President Designe Foundation, 1958. Elected member ASSD American Society Interior Design. Founded Roll of Honor Council of Hope American Cancer Society.

Co-founded Cancer League, Inc.

Membership

President Children's Hospital of East Bay, Oakland, California, 1933—1941. Board member Oakland (California) Symphony, 1958. Vice president American Cancer Society.

Member of Peralta Hospital (foundation board), San Francesco Opera (board member), Cancer League, Inc. (president 1974, Marjorie Sifford Roesling Award), American Cancer Society (life. Lifetime board member 1981, vice president, Volunteer of the Year Award 1981, Lifetime Achievement Award).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera, flower arranging, history, travel, entertaining.

Connections

Married Eugene Newton Davie, February 8, 1941 (divorced January 1947). Children: Eugene Newton Davie Junior, Randolph Benton Davie. Married Ralph Joseph Roesling, May 3, 1957 (deceased January 1995).

father:
Benton Alexander Sifford

mother:
Mabel Inez Brown

spouse:
Eugene Newton Davie

spouse:
Ralph Joseph Roesling

child:
Eugene Newton Davie Junior Roesling

child:
Randolph Benton Davie Roesling