See Jessie Ann Smith entry.
Co-author of Widow Spence of Spences Bridge, granddaughter of Jessie Ann Smith. Born in Kamloops in 1914, she moved with her family to Vancouver at age five and graduated with a psychology degree from UBC. She worked in accounting and joined the B.C. Public Service Commission in 1948, becoming the Assistant Deputy Minister in 1973. She retired in 1980 to Victoria.