Deane, Ursula

Ursula Deane 1941
Ursula Deane 1941

Ursula Deane

Married name: Ursula Hedges

(Listed as Ursula Deane Walton in graduation program)

Ursula attended Lawlor Professional School starting in the sixth grade and continued until graduation from Mar-Ken School in 1941.

From the 1936 Lawlor Journal:
Ursula Dene wrote an article about a teacher being out sick as a “substitute reporter” for The Lawlor Journal while the regular student reporter was working on a picture.

From the December 3, 1936 Lawlor Journal:
HATS OFF TO – – Lawlorites Eric Efron, Ursula Deane and Cynthia DeMerce, for their grand performances in the second production, “The Birch Tree Bends.” Same for our dear friend Ursula March’s masterful direction.

From the February 11, 1937 Lawlor Journal:
•HATS OFF TO – – Lawlorites Cynthia DeMerce, Margaret May, Eric Efron, and Ursula Dene, for their parts in Miss [Ursula] March’s latest play “They Met on Monday.”
•SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE NOTES: Ursula Dene is working in a show of Miss March’s at the Spotlight.

From the October 28, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
MOVIE NEWS: Ursula Dean starred in “Puppy Dog Love” a completed play over KMTB last Tuesday.

From the December 16, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
WHAT THEY ARE DOING FOR CHRISTMAS – With family and turkey
WHAT THEY WANT FROM SANTA CLAUS – Life in a dramatic school

From the Mar-Ken 1940 Yearbook, as a Junior:
URSULA DEANE – – was born the 11th of November in Santa Monica. She collects theater stubs, likes vegetables and the song “Indian Summer”. Her favorite book is “The Rosary”, and her favorite subject is Science. She dislikes homework. Ursula says she hopes to graduate within the next ten years – who doesn’t?

President of Junior Class, 1940.
Awarded the “Viola F. Lawlor Scholarship,” 1940.

From the October 11, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Seniors – Class Officers Elected: Ursula Deane is Secretary of the Graduating Class [for the year 1941].
•Ursula Deane’s birthday is November 11.

From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
THANKSGIVING PLANS: Ursula Deane – – Everything.

From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Senior:
Ursula Deane. Our secretary, another fine actress, collects theatre ticket stubs as a hobby. Possessor of a sparkling personality, our “native daughter” plans to enter U.S.C. Her devotion to the class has won her the admiration of all.

Class Secretary and National Honor Society charter member, 1941.
Recipient of the Student Contest Award of the American Chemical Society, 1941.

Webmaster has current contact information – email a request to