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Helen Woodard Atwater

Helen Woodard Atwater, American home economist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science:; Club: Women’s National Press (Washington, District of Columbia).

Background

  • Atwater, Helen Woodard was born on May 29, 1876 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Wilbur Olin (professor of chemistry, Wesleyan University, Connecticut) and Marcia (Woodard) A.

  • Education

    • B.L., Smith College, 1897, Doctor of Science, 1943.

    Career

    • Was editorial assistant to father, an investigator in problems of human nutrition. Member scientific staff Office of Home Economics, Department of Agriculture, 1909-1923. Editor Journal of Home Economics, 1923-1941.

      Executive department chairman of food production and home economics of Woman’s Committee Council of National Defense. Chairman Women’s Joint Congressional Committee, 1926-1928.

    Works

    • Author of United States Department of Agriculture bulletins, magazine articles and other publications on nutrition and home economics.

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science:. Club: Women’s National Press (Washington, District of Columbia).

    Connections

    • father: Wilbur Olin Atwater
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    Died June 26, 1947
    (aged 71)
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