Alice Mary Robertson Edit Profile
A descendant on maternal side of Lucy Winthrop, sister of Governor John Winthrop of Massachusetts, and of Esther, sister of Jonathan Edwards. Educated Elmira (New York) College. A.M., same; Doctor of Laws, University of Tulsa.
After leaving college was clerk in Indian Office, Washington, until return to Indiana Ty. to become assistant in mission work. Introduced domestic science training there. Spent two years at Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Recalled by father’s death to take up his work. Established Nuyaka Mission, taught Indian school at Okmulgee, had charge of boarding school for Indian girls at Muskogee, which grew into Henry Kendall College, now University of Tulsa, at Tulsa, Oklahoma. Government supervisor Creek Indian schools, 1900-1905.
Postmistress by appointment Theodore Roosevelt, 1905-1913. Owned Sawokla Farm Dairy and Cafeteria, 1913-1920.
Member 67th Congress (1921-1923), 2d Oklahoma District Elected. Member D.A.R.