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Museum administrator

Edith Ferry Hooper, museum administrator. Member of Hamilton St. Club (Baltimore), Cosmopolitan Club (New York City).

Background

Hooper, Edith Ferry was born on November 30, 1909 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Dexter Mason and Jeannette (Hawkins) Ferry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vassar U. Industrial design department assistant Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1939-1940. Clerk United States Procurement Office, Detroit, 1941-1943. Assistant Roeper City and Country Schools, Detroit, 1944.

Trustee Baltimore Museum Art., 1957-1995, president of the board, 1973-1975, accessions committee, 1977-1995. Board of directors Friends Art Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1974-1976. President of the board of trustees Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, 1965-1971, chairman building committee, 1971-1973.

President DM Ferry Junior Trustee Corporation (foundation), Baltimore, 1973.

Career

Industrial design department assistant Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1939—1940. Clerk United States Procurement Office, Detroit, 1941—1943. Assistant Roeper city & country schools, 1944.

Trustee Baltimore Museum Art., 1957—1995, president board, 1973—1975, accessions committee, 1977—1995. President DM Ferry Junior Trustee Corporation Foundation, Baltimore, 1965—1971. President board trustees Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, 1965—1971, chairman building committee, 1971—1973.

Board directors Friends Art Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1974—1976.

Membership

Clubs: Cosmopolitan(New York City), Hamilton St. (Baltimore). Died May 27, 1995.

Connections

Married Arthur Upshur Hooper, June 22, 1945. Children: Jeannette Williams, Kate Gorman, Queene Ferry.

father:
Dexter Mason Ferry

mother:
Jeannette (Hawkins) Ferry

spouse:
Arthur Upshur Hooper

child:
Jeannette Williams Hooper

child:
Kate Gorman Hooper

child:
Queene Ferry Hooper