Northwest Profiles

Miss Myrtle Woldson

Clip: Season 34 Episode 1 | 7m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Miss Myrtle Woldson was a very successful Spokane businesswomen and philanthropist during a time when business was considered a man’s world. She began building her fortune in the 1950s by buying Havermale Island in the center of the Spokane, before Expo74, when it was still covered by railroad tracks and warehouses. Investing wisely, she gave away most of her wealth to the community she loved.

Aired: 01/28/21

Rating: NR

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