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Dorothy Bucknam Wadsworth was American volunteer. Recipient Helen Stone Jones award, 1968, B. Forman Flair award, 1969, Mount Holyoke College Medal of Honor, 1970, Rochester Chamber of Commerce Civic medal, 1971, Alpha Phi Omega Outstanding Service award, 1972, Award, Anthony Jordan Health Center, 1973.


Wadsworth, Dorothy Bucknam was born on July 23, 1920 in Geneseo, New York, United States. Daughter of Roland Franklin and Julia Anne (Krotts) Bucknam.


Bachelor in Economics, Mount Holyoke College, 1941.


Director development Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, 1972—1975. Commissioner New York State Special Commission on Attica, 1971—1972. Board directors Rochester Telephone Corporation, 1972—1976.

Commissioner New York State Moreland Act Commission on Nursing Homes, New York City, 1975—1976, New York State Commission of Correction, Albany, 1975—1979, Western New York Republican, New York State Senate Select Committee Crime, Albany, 1979—1982.


Board directors Blue Cross, 1968—1975. Active Junior Guild for Crippled Children, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Study, 1959—1960, Rochester Regional Research Library. Council, 1968—1972; vice chairman New York State delegate White House Conference on Libraries, 1977—1979.

Trustee Rochester Institute of Technology, 1960—1972, Station WXXI-Public television, 1968—1972. Founder Neighborhood Health Center Rochester and Monroe Counties, 1968—1972. Board directors Community Chest-United Way, 1970—1972, Monroe County Red Cross, from 1987.

Representative 7th Judicial District Grievance Committee, 1979—1984. Republican candidate for New York Senate, 1984. Member Planned Parenthood Rochester and Monroe Counties, 1982—1984.

Chairman Monroe County Citizens for Family Planning, 1983. Member of Mount Holyoke College Alumni Association.


Married Robert Hume Wadsworth. Children: Ann Hunter, Barbara Jane.

Roland Franklin Bucknam

Julia Anne (Krotts) Bucknam

Robert Hume Wadsworth

Ann Hunter Wadsworth

Barbara Jane Wadsworth