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Vallen, Florence, 1930-2017


Florence "Flossie" Vallen was born on November 21, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was married to Jerry Vallen and supported him as the founding Dean of the Hotel Administration College at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also found the Friends of the Library in 1967, and coordinated with other Las Vegas organizations such as the Assistance League of Las Vgeas. She later opened the Olde County Corner Antique Store in Las Vegas. Vallen died on May 31, 2017.


"Florence Vallen." Las Vegas Review-Journal Obituaries. 2017. Accessed April 10, 2020.