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Alfred Freeman Whitman

Alfred Freeman Whitman, American social worker. Member Child Welfare League of America (vice president), American Association Social Workers (director 1924-1926), Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety (chairman on day care). American Unitarian Association (director) 1938-1941).

Background

  • Whitman, Alfred Freeman was born on March 20, 1882 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick Augustus and Emily Ives (Coumans) Whitman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1908. Student Simmons College School Social Work. 1907-1908.

    Career

    • 1 son, Robert F. With Massachusetts Society Prevention Cruelty to Children. 1908-1919; executive secretary Pennsylvania Society Prevention Cruelty to Children. 1920-1922; executive secretary Children’s Aid Association, Boston, since 1922.

      Instructor social ethics, Harvard. 1923-1924. Director Greater Boston Community Fund, Unitarian Service Committee, United States Committee for Care European Children, Children to Palestine.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Child Welfare League of America (vice president), American Association Social Workers (director 1924-1926), Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety (chairman on day care). American Unitarian Association (director) 1938-1941). Clubs: Boston City.

    Connections

    • Married Bessie Hitchcock, September 12, 1908 (died 1920).; married second, Fannie Marie Whitman, October 16, 1924. Children: Emily, Mahala (Mistress.
    • father: Frederick Augustus Whitman
    • mother: Emily Ives (Coumans) Whitman
    • spouses: Bessie Hitchcock
    • Fannie Marie Whitman
    • children: Emily Whitman
    • Mahala (Mrs Whitman
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    Born March 20, 1882
    Died February 26, 1951
    (aged 68)
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