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Margaret Louise "Polly" Grubb Ochs
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1907
Beltsville
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Death: 1963
Pennsylvania, USA

Margaret Louise "Polly" Grubb was the first wife of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. They were married in September 1932. She filed for divorce in Port Orchard, Washington, on April 14, 1947; divorce was finalized on December 24, 1947.

Her father was Thomas Lloyd Grubb (1877 - 1950). Her mother was Elizabeth Crissey. She was an only child.

They had a son, Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, Jr. later known as Ronald DeWolf (1934 - 1991); and a daughter, Katherine May "Kay" Hubbard, later known as Catherine May Gillespie (1936 - 2010).

She remarried with John Ochs sometime prior to 1960 and moved to Pennsylvania.

Notes:

Birth date and location per source:

Evans, Christopher. Cults of Unreason, p. 26 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974)

Death year per source:

Lamont, Stewart J. Religion Inc. the Church of Scientology, pgs. 129-130, Harrap (publisher), London (1986) OCLC 23079677 ISBN 0-245-54334-1 ISBN 9780245543340

Sources:

Corydon, Bent. L. Ron Hubbard: Messiah or Madman?, p. 294 (Lyle Stuart, 1987)

Evans, Christopher. Cults of Unreason, p. 26 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974)

Grove, W. Beale (FBI Inspector; Director, Philadelphia District). Interview with Margaret Grubb (then known as Mrs. Margaret Ochs). February 20, 1963. Pennsylvania. [Part of FBI file on L. Ron Hubbard, Number 244-210-B].

Grubb, David (2008). The Grubb Family of Grubb's Landing, Delaware. Higginson Book Co. p. 230.

Lamont, Stewart J. Religion Inc. the Church of Scientology, pg. 130, Harrap (publisher), London (1986) OCLC 23079677 ISBN 0-245-54334-1 ISBN 9780245543340

Miller, Russell. Bare-Faced Messiah, pp. 59-60, 180, 240. (Michael Joseph Ltd, 1987).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Lloyd Grubb (1877 - 1950)
  Margaret Elizabeth Crissey Grubb (1882 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  L. Ron Hubbard (1911 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Ronald Edward DeWolf (1934 - 1991)*
  Catherine May Hubbard Gillespie (1936 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Knowledge
Record added: Sep 20, 2012
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Margaret Louise Polly <i>Grubb</i> Ochs
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