MARION SENIOR PATTERSON
INDUCTION TO THE RHODE ISLAND AQUATIC HALL OF FAME
National Junior Individual Medley Champion in 1945, swimming for the Wanskuck Boys’ Club under coach Roy Watmough.
Teamed with her two sisters, Jean and Joan, in winning the New England A.A.U. 300 yard medley relay championship in 1947.
Marion was an outstanding backstroker, winning her first New England Women’s Senior Championship in 1946, and successfully defended that title for the next three years.