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Violet Phelps Watson, American Retired librarian ( hum: library, Retired)retired librarian. Member Daughters of the American Revolution (regent).; Club: Palm Springs Women's (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 librarian City of Palm Springs, California, 1954-1972. Head librarian Palm Springs Desert Museum, 1972-1988, retired, 1988.

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).; married second Frederick Jenkins Watson, December 14, 1950 (deceased). 1 child, Patricia Anne Fowler-Borzilleri.

father:
Clinton Wayne Phelps

mother:
Emma (Jones) Phelps

spouse:
Martin Vincent Fowler

spouse:
2d Frederick Jenkins Watson

child:
Patricia Anne Fowler-Borzilleri Watson