Ed. Chatham Hall High School, VA
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She made a five-month tour of Europe with two friends between March and August 1939, and said afterwards that "in travelling through Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Holland [she] noticed that the residents 'scoff' at threats of war, go about their business as usual and believe themselves in no imminent danger."
Address in 1942: 572 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ (grandmother's house)
She met Eleanor Roosevelt in October 1942, who complimented her on her "trim appearance."
Off sick from 7 Oct to 3 Nov 1942 with influenza
Suspended for 1 day in July 1943 for turning and taxying down the runway in use.
Vivien Jeffery in 1939
In 1979. "Virginia and her English friend and partner Vivien Jeffery, the [former ATA] Operations Officer, live on a ranch in California and raise cattle, Siberian Huskies and Welsh Corgis."
buried Holy Innocents Cemetery Essex County, NJ