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Edith Ferry Hooper

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, Vassar University.

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

Member of Hamilton St. Club (Baltimore), Cosmopolitan Club (New York City).

Connections

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

father:
Dexter Mason

mother:
Jeannette Hawkins Ferry

spouse:
Arthur Upshur Hooper

children:
Jeannette Williams Hooper

Kate Gorman Hooper

Queene Ferry Hooper