|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1920|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 2009|
District Of Columbia, USA
At the Washington Hospital Center after kidney failure following heart-valve replacement surgery. She was the daughter of John Rider Wallis & Eunice (Lyon) Wallis.
Mrs. Badoux graduated from Stanford University in 1942 with a bachelor's degree in physical therapy. During World War II, she served in the Army's old Women's Medical Specialist Corps in Texas, England, & France.
After the war, she worked briefly at a Chicago hospital, and later lived in Europe from 1948 to 1951where she studied French and literature. She came to Washington in 1951 and spent 29 years as a physical therapist at D.C. General Hospital, which closed in 2001. She retired from D.C. General in 1980 and worked at the private Washington Clinic until 2988 as a physical therapist.
In retirement, she was a longtime volunteer at the visitor information desk at the Smithsonian Castle where she also described the Smithsonian's collections to visitors and directed tourists to Washington landmarks.
She married Claude Badoux, a Swiss citizen who worked at the French Embassy as an interpreter. He died in an automobile accident in 1969.
She is survived by two daughters, Isabelle A. Badoux & Suzanne I. Badoux, and a brother.
No burial information provided. From the Washington Post, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, August 5, 2009.
John Rider Wallis (1887 - 1985)
Eunice Lyon Wallis (1898 - 1937)
Claude Eugene Badoux (1929 - 1969)*
Created by: Buddy
Record added: Oct 26, 2010
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