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Mother Marie Du Sacre Coeur

Mother Marie Du Sacre Coeur, Canadian college president.


  • Coeur, Mother Marie Du Sacre was born on July 16, 1906 in Halifax, Nova Scoti, Canada. Daughter of Percy J. and Mabel (Fader) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dalhousie U., 1925, Master of Arts, 1927. Doctor of Philosophy., Fordham University, 1942. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Manhattanville College Sacred Heart, 1958.


    • Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1944. Joined Order of Religious of Sacred Heart of Mary, 1929. Assistant principal, principal Oxford (Nova Scoti) High School, 1925-1926.

      Professor Latin, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York, 1927-1935, dean of studies, 1935-1938, dean college, 1938-1952, president, 1952-1960. President Marymount College, Palos Verdes Estates, California, since 1960. Chairman Mother Butler Foundation, since 1940.


    • father: Percy J. Smith
    • mother: Mabel (Fader) Smith
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    Born July 16, 1906
    Died March 10, 1964
    (aged 57)