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Edith Greenough Wendell

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Edith Greenough Wendell, American volunteer. member Massachusetts Anti-Suffrage Society, Woman’s Division for Massachusetts of National Civic Federation; Member Unemployment Campaign, Boston, for $3,000,000, 1932, also of Job Finding Committee, 1932, and head of Women’s div. of Emergency Campaign for $5,000,000, 1932-1933.

Background

Wendell, Edith Greenough was born on August 2, 1859 in Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of William Whitwell and Catharine Scollay (Curtis) Greenough.

Education

Educated private schools, Boston.

Career

Barrett Wendell, June 1, 1880. Children—Barrett, Mary, William Greenough, Edith. Commissioner from Massachusetts to Jamestown Exposition, 1907.

President Massachusetts Special Aid Society for American Preparedness, 1915, 16, 17. Chairman Liberty Loan Committee for Massachusetts. Vice president National Allied Relief Committee.

Member Massachusetts Anti-Suffrage Society, Woman’s Division for Massachusetts of National Civic Federation. President Massachusetts Society Colonial Dames of America, 1903-1923. Secretary National Society Colonial Dames, 1919-1925.

Vice president National Girl Scouts.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Anti-Suffrage Society, Woman’s Division for Massachusetts of National Civic Federation. Member Unemployment Campaign, Boston, for $3,000,000, 1932, also of Job Finding Committee, 1932, and head of Women’s div. of Emergency Campaign for $5,000,000, 1932-1933.

Connections

Married Professor; children: Barrett, Mary, William Greenough, Edith.

father:
William Whitwell Greenough

mother:
Catharine Scollay (Curtis) Greenough

spouse:
Professor

children:
Barrett Wendell

Mary Wendell

William Greenough Wendell

Edith Wendell