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Sylvia Ness Rossenwasser was born on August 1, 1920 in Manning, South Carolina. At Winthrop she majored in English and had the opportunity to interview First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. In 1943 she enlisted in the first class of the W.A.V.E.S. (U.S. Navy) and remained in the Navy until 1946. Sylvia Rossenwasser died November 24, 2007 due to respiratory failure.
Years at Winthrop
Denmark, South Carolina
Lee, Susanna O., "Sylvia “Dutch” Ness Rossenwasser" (1943). From Winthrop to Washington. 12.