|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1908|
Rocky Mountain News (CO) - March 1, 2001
Deceased Name: WELDA ALLOTT, RED CROSS VOLUNTEER, WIDOW OF SEN. GORDON ALLOTT
Welda Hall Allott mingled with first ladies, ambassadors' wives, members of Congress and Cabinet secretaries during more than two decades in Washington, D.C.
She died in her sleep Monday in Denver. She was 92.
''She led a very interesting life,'' said her son, Gordon Allott Jr.
Mrs. Allott was the wife of the late Sen. Gordon Allott, R-Colo., who held office from 1955 to 1973. He died in 1989.
Mrs. Allott became familiar with first ladies Mamie Eisenhower, Lady Bird Johnson and Pat Nixon while serving as a member of the Senate Ladies Red Cross Unit.
''Her greatest accomplishment was the work she did with Senate Ladies Red Cross Unit - she loved the Red Cross part of it,'' said Allott Jr.
Mrs. Allott was also an active member and past president of the Republican Congressional Wives Club and a member of the International Club, whose members are chosen from the wives of ambassadors, Cabinet members, members of Congress and the news media.
Mrs. Allott was born Welda Hall on Sept. 13, 1908, in Arkansas City, Kan.
When she was 4 years old, her family moved to Lamar, where she met her future husband. They married May 15, 1934.
She attended Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., and the University of Wyoming in Laramie where she joined Kappa Kappa Gamma.
She was active in the Episcopal Church, the public schools, Cub and Boy Scouts, city affairs and local politics.
She volunteered at the Veterans Hospital and was the only woman appointed by the Lamar City Council to the board that managed and ran the town's new community building.
Mrs. Allott is survived by sons Roger Hall Allott of Aurora and Gordon Llewellyn Allott Jr. of Castle Rock; and three grandchildren.
The funeral will be at St. Michael & All Angels' Church, 1400 S. University Blvd., at 2 p.m. Friday.
Weldon H. Hall (1879 - 1971)
Hattie O. Hall (1883 - 1974)
Gordon Llewellyn Allott (1907 - 1989)
William Cullen Hall (1904 - 1905)*
William C Hall (1904 - 1905)*
Vella H. Snyder Hall Johnson (1906 - 1990)*
Welda Hall Allott (1908 - 2001)
Zorene Hall Bressler (1911 - 2007)*
Plot: Section 121
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Record added: Nov 16, 2011
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