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Edith Ferry Hooper

Edith Ferry Hooper, museum administrator. Member of Hamilton St. Club (Baltimore), Cosmopolitan Club (New York City).


  • Hooper, Edith Ferry was born on November 30, 1909 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Dexter Mason and Jeannette Hawkins Ferry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vassar University.


    • Industrial design department assistant Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1939—1940. Clerk United States Procurement Office, Detroit, 1941—1943. Assistant Roeper city & country schools, 1944.

      Trustee Baltimore Museum Art., 1957—1995, president board, 1973—1975, accessions committee, 1977—1995. President DM Ferry Junior Trustee Corporation Foundation, Baltimore, 1965—1971. President board trustees Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, 1965—1971, chairman building committee, 1971—1973.

      Board directors Friends Art Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1974—1976.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member of Hamilton St. Club (Baltimore), Cosmopolitan Club (New York City).


    • Married Arthur Upshur Hooper, June 22, 1945. Children: Jeannette Williams, Kate Gorman, Queene Ferry.
    • father: Dexter Mason
    • mother: Jeannette Hawkins Ferry
    • spouse: Arthur Upshur Hooper
    • children: Jeannette Williams Hooper
    • Kate Gorman Hooper
    • Queene Ferry Hooper
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    Born November 30, 1909
    • 1939 - 1940
      Industrial design department assistant, Museum Modern Art
    • 1941 - 1943
      clerk, United States Procurement Office
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1944
      assistant, Roeper city & country schools
    • 1977 - 1995
      trustee, Baltimore Museum Art.