Virginia Julie “Dee Dee” <I>Givnan</I> Knight

Virginia Julie “Dee Dee” Givnan Knight

Birth
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death 8 Oct 2008 (aged 81)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 63475037 · View Source
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Virginia was the second of 3 children born to James Douglas Givnan, Sr. and Lura Maud Tanner Givnan in Seattle, Washington. She moved to Portland, Oregon with her family in 1932. She graduated from Washington High School in 1945 and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1949 with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. While at the U of O, she was president of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She worked for Employer's Mutual of Wausau Insurance Company as an underwriting supervisor until 1952 when she married Marvin F. Knight. They adopted 2 children. Virginia was very involved in the 8th Air Force Historical Society. She was an original member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Portland.


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  • Created by: Sarah Morris
  • Added: 29 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63475037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Julie “Dee Dee” Givnan Knight (25 Feb 1927–8 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63475037, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Morris (contributor 47006023) .