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Marguerite Stitt Church

Marguerite Stitt Church, congresswoman, lecturer, writer.


  • Church, Marguerite Stitt was born on September 13, 1892 in New York City.

  • Education

    • AB, Wellesley College, 1914. AM, Columbia University, 1917. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Russell Sage College, 1958.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lake Forest College, 1960. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Northwestern University, 1962. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), National College Education, Evanston, Illinois, 1963.


    • Consultant psychologist State Charities Aid Association, New York City. Instructor Wellesley College, 1915. Lecturer, writer; United States delegate to General Assembly United Nations, 1961.

      Member planning board White House Conference on Aging, 1971.


    Delaware Republican National Convention, 1964. Member United States Capitol History Society (vice president, director), National Alumnae Association Wellesley College (president 1940-1942), Business and Professional Womens Club, Congressional Club (president 1948-1950), Zonta, Women's Athletic Glenview (Illinois), Sheridan Shore Yacht Club (Chicago), Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Gamma, Beta Sigma Phi.


    • Married Ralph E. Church, December 21, 1918 (deceased). Children: Ralph Edwin Junior, William Stitt, Marjory Church Barnum.
    • spouse: Ralph E. Church
    • children: Ralph Edwin Junior Church
    • William Stitt Church
    • Marjory Church Barnum Church
    Marguerite Stitt Church
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    Born September 13, 1892
    • 1914
      Wellesley College
    • 1917
      Columbia University
    • 1958
      Russell Sage College
    • 1960
      Lake Forest College
    • 1962
      Northwestern University
    • 1963
      National College Education
    • 1915
      instructor, Wellesley College