Walter, Margaret “Pauline”

Margaret “Pauline” Walter on the Mont Amoena basketball team, 1923.

Engagement announcement of Pauline Walter Griffin to Arthur R. Townsend, Jr., Charlotte Observer, 4 Feb1940.














Attended 1922-1923

Birth: 9 Apr 1908, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Death: 22 Feb 1970, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina

William Henry Walter (1874-1949)
Margaret Theresa Blackwelder Walter (1873-1935)

Dara Barthol Walter Saunders (1897-1976)
Vivian Ora Walter (1899-1992)
Ruth Elizabeth Walter Horton (1903-1998)
Edna Blanche Walter Webber (1910-2000)

Eustace Charlie Griffin (1900-1973); Married 1925. Divorced.
Arthur Raymond Townsend, Jr. (1909-1959); Married: 1 Jun 1940, Rowan County, North Carolina

Eustace Charlie Griffin, Jr. (1926-1994)

Burial: Lafayette Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina
Source:, #88643478.


The Charlotte Observer, 11 Feb 1940, p. 2-8.

Engagement Announced At Party in Davidson
DAVIDSON, Feb. 10 – Mrs. H. L. Horton entertained at seven tables of bridge Thursday evening at her home. A four-course dinner was served prior to the playing, and during the dinner the announcement of the engagement of Mrs. Pauline Walter Griffin of Kannapolis was made. Mrs. Griffith (sic) is a sister of the hostess. Her wedding to Arthur R. Townsend, Jr., of Brooklyn, N. Y., will take place in the spring. She is the daughter of W. H. Walter and the late Mrs. Walter, of Kannapolis.


23 Feb 1970, The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), 23 Feb 1970, p.6


FAYETTEVILLE – Mrs. Margaret Pauline Townsend, 61, owner and operator of the Carolina Paper and Chemical Co., died Sunday. Graveside services 4 p.m. Monday, LaFayette Memorial Park, the Rev. John A. Mauney. Surviving: a son, Eustace C. Griffin Jr. of Fayetteville; four sisters, Mrs. Robert L. Saunders of Rockingham, Mrs. Lester Horton of Charlotte, Miss Vivian Walter of Kannapolis and Mrs. C. L. Weber of Winson-Salem; three grandchildren.