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Marian Hubbell Mowatt ’34

Marian Hubbell Mowatt ’34, a mother, psychologist, and teacher, died July 9, 2016, in Lacey, Wash. She was 102.

She graduated from Swarthmore and earned a psychology Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. Her first job was teaching at Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa. In 1939, she married Allan Mowatt, an electrical engineer. His Westinghouse job brought the couple to Pittsburgh, where Marian taught at Carnegie Tech, now Carnegie Mellon University. Later they moved to the Boston area and adopted a boy and a girl. After a brief move to Sandwich, N.H., Marian taught at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. In 1960, she moved with the children, Allan and Janna, to Seattle, where she worked at Community Psychiatric Clinic. She later opened an office for the practice of clinical psychology, and taught part time at the University of Washington. An interesting part of her practice was screening candidates for the Seattle Police Department.


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