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Alfred Freeman Whitman

social worker

Alfred Freeman Whitman, American social worker. Member Child Welfare League of America (vice president), American Association Social Workers (director 1924-1926), Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety (chairman on day care). American Unitarian Association (director) 1938-1941).

Background

Whitman, Alfred Freeman was born on March 20, 1882 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick Augustus and Emily Ives (Coumans) Whitman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1908. Student Simmons College School Social Work. 1907-1908.

Career

1 son, Robert F. With Massachusetts Society Prevention Cruelty to Children. 1908-1919; executive secretary Pennsylvania Society Prevention Cruelty to Children. 1920-1922; executive secretary Children’s Aid Association, Boston, since 1922.

Instructor social ethics, Harvard. 1923-1924. Director Greater Boston Community Fund, Unitarian Service Committee, United States Committee for Care European Children, Children to Palestine.

Membership

Member Child Welfare League of America (vice president), American Association Social Workers (director 1924-1926), Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety (chairman on day care). American Unitarian Association (director) 1938-1941). Clubs: Boston City.

Connections

Married Bessie Hitchcock, September 12, 1908 (died 1920).; married second, Fannie Marie Whitman, October 16, 1924. Children: Emily, Mahala (Mistress.

father:
Frederick Augustus Whitman

mother:
Emily Ives (Coumans) Whitman

spouses:
Bessie Hitchcock

Fannie Marie Whitman

children:
Emily Whitman

Mahala (Mrs Whitman