Iola Anne Pierce
Iola is Dolores Pierce’s sister.
A wedding announcement in the October 6, 1947 issue of the Los Angeles Times says that Iola Anne Pierce graduated from Mar-Ken School and attended USC. She was married on October 5, 1947 to Carl Murphy Zlaket. She is the daughter of Mrs. Harry Arlington Pierce, and her grandfather Allan McMurray of Van Nuys was in attendance. Carl graduated from Santa Ana Junior College and Occidental. They planned to make Santa Ana their home.
From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Junior Biographies”:
Born – Dec. 2, 1928, Los Angeles, Calif.
Greatest talent – swimming
Favorite saying – Oh! Don’t say that.
Principal occupation – loafing.
Chief characteristic – her smile
Favorite food – tomatoes
Destiny – to be a biologist
Iola was a member of Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1945.
This is from the 1946 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Senior Biographies”:
Title: Iola Pierce
Copyright: Los Angeles
Introduction: The vivacious Iola may be found laughing with those sparkling blue eyes.
Forward: To be a Lab. Technician.
Illustrations: Swimming at Balboa. Eating tomatoes. Wearing the color blue.
Glossary: “Oh, my aching clavicle”
Can you imagine Iola not laughing?
Iola was President of the Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1946.