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Eleanor Scott Elkin

Eleanor Scott Elkin, American advocate. Recipient Humanitarian award Association Retarded Citizens Pennsylvania, 1982.

Background

  • Elkin, Eleanor Scott was born on October 23, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles M. and Augusta (Manderson) Scott.

  • Education

    • Student Albright College, 1963-1964.

    Career

    • Secretary, Frankford Arsenal, Philadelphia, 1943-1945. Partner Pauline & Eleanor, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1947-1948, Scott-Elkin Company, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 1948-1960.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania State Board Vocational Rehabilitation, 1980-1986. Member Association Retarded Citzens Pennsylvania, Association Retarded Citizens United States (president 1967-1969), International League Societies for Persons with Mental Handicaps (council, 1st vice president since 1982), Partners of the American mathematical society (executive committee). Club: Junior Woman's (president 1949) (Doylestown).

    Connections

    • Married Philip Elkin, September 16, 1939. Children– Richard Brooke, Margot Elkin Arden.
    • father: Charles M. Scott
    • mother: Augusta (Manderson) Scott
    • spouse: Philip Elkin
    • children: Richard Brooke Elkin
    • Margot Elkin Arden Elkin
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