Queen Violet Bird

1920's Queen of the May, Violet Bird was crowned by her Concort.

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Mendon May Day— 1920

Mendon, May 3rd— Mendon will hold the annual May celebration on Friday, May 21st, with Miss Violet Bird as May queen. In the morning at ten o’clock will be the crowning of the May queen. Maypole dance by twenty-six little girls, also a program in the ward house which will be published later. In the afternoon there will be a dance, a band concert, and races and games for children, and a baseball game. The day’s festivities will close with a dance in the amusement hall. Various committees are at work and this promises to be one of the best celebrations we have had and everyone is invited to come and join us.

Violet grew up to be a fine upstanding young woman— She learned to play the piano and organ. She was organist in Primary and Sunday School under William I. Sorensen. In all of the organizations she played for lots of them to sing. Especially for Uncle John O. Hughes. It was a long time before he got anyone else to play for him. He always wanted Violet to play for him. She worked at the courthouse in Logan for eight years. She met Glen Alexander and they were married in the Logan Temple, October 29, 1930. He is a school teacher. They made their home in Fillmore, Price, Ephraim and Ogden, Utah. They now live in Ogden, Utah. She played the piano and organ where ever they went. They have a fine family of three.