Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden

Ethel was born on June 6, 1883, in Los Angeles, the daughter of the William H. Andersons, a pioneer Flagstaff family. They had come to Arizona in August of that year.

On June 16, 1904, she married William Francis Wallace, a forest ranger, deputy sheriff and cattleman. They had three daughters: Isabella Wallace, Mrs. Truman Dobson, Leona (Mrs. Maurice) Dobrinski, and two sons: Daniel and Stanton.

Ethel was a leading member in Flagstaff's Pioneers' Historical Society and also belonged to the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Eastern Star, and the Spanish-American War Veterans Auxiliary. She was regent of the Coconino Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a life-long member of the Federated Church. Her daughter Leona Dobrinski is also represented in the Rose Garden.

Ethel died in November 1973 in Tucson and was buried in Flagstaff.

Donors: Margaret and Stanton Wallace

Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.