S Henrietta Dorn Housh
(1855 - 1919)
S. Henrietta Dorn Housh was active/lived in California, Arizona. S Henrietta Housh is known for landscape painting, teaching.
Biography S. Henrietta Dorn Housh
HENRIETTA DORN HOUSH, 1855-1919, OLDEST DAUGHTER
On March 26, 1855, in Mariposa, there was born to the Dorns a daughter to whom was given the name Henrietta. 1 She was for all practical purposes the oldest girl in the family, the little Ellen who both had been born and died in Iowa, not surviving infancy.
Henrietta Dorn proved to be a bright girl and she developed into a cultured and capable lady. She attended the local public school in Green Valley. In 1878 she graduated from the San Jose Normal School and shortly thereafter began teaching in the grammar school at Salinas. She taught here eight years in all, down to 1887, and later in the early nineties was on the faculty of the Garfield School in Pasadena.
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