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Kathryn Dickinson Goodwin

Kathryn Dickinson Goodwin, American social worker, government official. Member International, National associations social workers, American Public Welfare Association, National Conference Social Welfare.

Background

  • Goodwin, Kathryn Dickinson was born on June 27, 1899 in Heartwell, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of James Tomson and Luna Elizabeth (Sanford) Kellie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University California, 1923. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1926. Social worker various agencies, 1926-1930.

      Field representative United States Children’s Bureau, 1930-1934. Director social service Wisconsin Emergency Relief Administration, Madison, 1934-1937. Regional public assistance representative Social Security Board, Minneapolis, 1937-1938.

      Assistant director Wisconsin Public Welfare Department, Madison, 1938-1939. Assistant chief field div. bureau public assistance, Social Security Board, 1940-1945. Assistant director bureau public assistance Federal Security Agency, 1946-1953.

      Deputy director bureau public assistance Department Health, Edition and Welfare, Washington, 1953-1959, director 1959-1962, director bureau family services, 1962-1963, S.W. consultant, from 1963.

    Career

    • Director social service Wis. Assistant dir; assistant chief field div. bur. Assistant dir; director bur.

    Membership

    Member International, National associations social workers, American Public Welfare Association, National Conference Social Welfare.

    Connections

    • father: James Tomson Kellie
    • mother: Luna Elizabeth (Sanford) Kellie
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