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Sarah A. Reed

Sarah A. Reed, American philanthropist.

Background

  • Reed, Sarah A. was born on March 16, 1838 in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Wyndham and Elizabeth H. (Smith) Reed.

  • Education

    • Educated Erie (Pennsylvania) Academy. Unmarried. President Monday Afternoon Study Class, since 1879. President Old Ladies’ Home, Children’s Home, Erie Home for the Friendless.

    Career

    • President Monday Afternoon Study Class, since 1879. President Old Ladies’ Home, Children’s Home, Erie Home for the Friendless.

    Works

    • Author: Dora Bentley, 1881. The Belated Passenger, 1890. After Fifty Years, 1900.

      The Romance of Arlington, 3d edit., 1925. My Grandmother’s Story, 1931.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Connections

    • father: William Wyndham Reed
    • mother: Elizabeth H. (Smith) Reed
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    Born March 16, 1838
    Died January 27, 1934
    (aged 95)
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