Chan, Camille

Camille Chan 1944
Camille Chan 1944

Camille Chan

Deceased: year unknown

Camille is included in a “get well” letter to fellow Lawlor Professional School student Gerry Morgan, dated May 27, 1937.

From the February 11, 1937 Lawlor Journal:
Camille Chan is now writing a play which she calls “Moth Balls.” To date she has only finished the first act.  – – Carol Rouff

From the October 7. 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
GRAMMER NEWS: Let’s take a peek at the grammar grades and see what our young Mar-Keners have been doing in the line of work….  Down the hall we find that Camille Chan has just finished working in “King of China Town.” She is also studying drama with Miss March [Note: this is Ursula March], a former teacher of Mar-Ken.

From the Mar-Ken 1940 Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Camille was President of her eighth grade class, and the Last Will and Testament in the Yearbook has her leaving her temper to another student. She also has a poem, “People” in the Yearbook.

From 1941 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Freshman:
Camille Chan was born in California, in 1927. Camille’s ambition is to go to New York City and become a great singer.

From 1942 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
Born in Bakersfield, California, Camille is class president and takes responsibility with her job. She appreciates good music, for her ambition is to be a singer. She enjoys horseback riding and literature, while her spare time is spent with homework and sleep.

Camille Chan was President of her 1942 Sophomore Class.

From the September 28, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
The 11th grade has been working all summer on the victory garden that is on the east side of the school grounds. Camille Chan was one of the new full ‘pledged’ farmers.

From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
Camille Chan was elected Treasurer of the Spanish Class.

From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Junior:
“Caught off Their Guard:” CAMILLE CHAN – squeezing her chickens so that she can make egg sandwiches.

From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook; Junior Crossword Puzzle:
She’s Mrs. Bessire’s right hand “Girl”

Camille was Treasurer of Los Vuenos Vecinos (the Spanish Club) and Keeper of the Archives of the Press Club in 1943.

From 1944 Mar-Ken Yearbook, “Transvia,” as a Senior:
From: Bakersfield, California
Destination: College
Description: A chronic worrier
General Data: An ardent Orson Welles fan and enjoyer of candlelight. Annoyed by non-cooperation.

Camille Chan was Senior Class President, 1944.