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Grace Amelia Reeder

Grace Amelia Reeder, American social worker. member of the board, 1st vice president Children’s Home Society California.; Member League of Women Voters, Foreign Policy Association, American Public Welfare Association, National Conference Social Work.

Background

  • Reeder, Grace Amelia was born on December 8, 1888 in Normal, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Rudolph R. and May (Hewett) Reeder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Barnard College, 1910. Master of Arts, Columbia.

    Career

    • Assistant superintendent company agencies Department State Charities Aid assosiation, New York, 1915-1918. Executive director Children’s bureau of Delaware, 1918-1919. Director Suffolk Company (New York) Board Child Welfare, 1921-1922.

      Superintendent Maternity Hospital, Minneapolis, 1922-1927. Secretary child welfare division Welfare Council of New York City, 1927-1937. Director child welfare New York State Department Social Welfare 1937-1953.

      Assistant executive director Child Welfare League American, 1953-1955, retired. Part-time teacher New York School Social Work, Fordham School Social Service. Consultant Public Welfare, 1956.

      New York representative White House Conference on Children, 1940, 50. Member National Commision on Children in Wartime, 1942-1945. Delegate Pan-American Conference on Child Welfare.

      Member National Conference on Juvenile Delinquency, unites states department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1954.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional publs.

    Membership

    Member of the board, 1st vice president Children’s Home Society California. Member League of Women Voters, Foreign Policy Association, American Public Welfare Association, National Conference Social Work.

    Connections

    • Married Boles B. Ivanek, September 2, 1942.
    • father: Rudolph R. Reeder
    • mother: May (Hewett) Reeder
    • spouse: Boles B. Ivanek
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    Born December 8, 1888
    Died July 31, 1960
    (aged 71)
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