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Mary Alma COTTER

Mary Alma COTTER, American Deputy Commissioner. Member of Children's Department, Boston Council Social Agencies (chairman); American Association Social Workers (past chairman ol Boston Chapter; executive comm, of Boston Chapter; member of National Council); National, and Massachusetts Conferences. Social Work; National Conference Catholic Charities.

Background

  • COTTER, Mary Alma was born on March 24, 1882 in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of James E. and Mary A. (Walsh) Cotter.

  • Education

    • Radcliffe College, Bachelor of Arts, A. M. District Secretary, Associate Chanties of Boston (now Family Welfare Society), 1906-1910. Visitor for minor wards, Massachusetts State Board of Charity (now State Department Public Welfare), 1911-1915. General Secretary, Lowell Social Service League Incorporated, 1915-1919.

      Executive Secretary, Catholic Social Service Bureau of New Haven, 1919-1921. Supervisor, Immigrant Welfare Department. Catholic Charitable Bureau of Boston, 1921-1926.

      Trustee, Boston Sanatorium, 1924-1926. Deputy Commissioner, Institutions Department, Boston, Child Welfare Division, since 1925.

    Career

    • Radcliffe College, Bachelor of Arts, A. M. District Secretary, Associate Chanties of Boston (now Family Welfare Society), 1906-1910. Visitor for minor wards, Massachusetts State Board of Charity (now State Department Public Welfare), 1911-1915. General Secretary, Lowell Social Service League Incorporated, 1915-1919.

      Executive Secretary, Catholic Social Service Bureau of New Haven, 1919-1921. Supervisor, Immigrant Welfare Department. Catholic Charitable Bureau of Boston, 1921-1926.

      Trustee, Boston Sanatorium, 1924-1926. Deputy Commissioner, Institutions Department, Boston, Child Welfare Division, since 1925.

    Membership

    Member of Children's Department, Boston Council Social Agencies (chairman). American Association Social Workers (past chairman ol Boston Chapter. Executive comm, of Boston Chapter.

    Member of National Council). National, and Massachusetts Conferences. Social Work; National Conference Catholic Charities.

    Connections

    • Spouse Ruth Pearl Morrow, September 1 1928.
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