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Katharine Davis Hardwick

Katharine Davis Hardwick, American teacher, social worker. Member American Association Social Workers, Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma Phi Beta.; Club: College of Boston.


  • Hardwick, Katharine Davis was born on January 8, 1886 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Charles Franklin and Annie Williams (Clapp) Hardwick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 1907. In social service exchange, Boston Family Welfare Society, 1907-1908, case worker, 1908, district secretary, 1909-1917. Field worker Intercollegiate Community Service, 1917-1918.

      Field worker American Red Cross, New England Division, 1918-1919, supervisor of field workers, 1919-1925, director of institutes, 1920-1922, div. executive secretary, 1922-1925. Lecturer Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, 1919-1925, assistant director, 1925-1929, director since 1929. Consultant Boston Public Welfare Association, 1934.

      Social service director and assistant administrator in charge social services, Emergency Relief Administration (Massachusetts), 1934-1935.


    • Director, 1925-1929, dir.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Unitarian


    Member American Association Social Workers, Phi Beta Kappa, Gamma Phi Beta. Club: College of Boston.


    • father: Charles Franklin Hardwick
    • mother: Annie Williams (Clapp) Hardwick
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    Died July 24, 1974
    (aged 88)