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Art museum administrator

Esther Harbage Cole Richardson, art museum administrator. Clinic relations committee, board directors Cerebral Palsy Association, Philadelphia and vicinity.; Trustee Philadelphia Museum Art, 1952-1988, honorary trustee, since 1988. Member Fashion Group Inc. of New York (Philadelphia regional director 1946-1948, permanent chairman costume wing Philadelphia Museum Art), Philadelphia Peale.

Background

Richardson, Esther Harbage Cole was born on November 11, 1894 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John Albert and Elizabeth MacIntosh (Young) Harbage.

Education

Student, University Wyoming.

Career

Director bureau merchandise information Gimbels, Philadelphia, 1935-1943. Director Clubwomen's Centre, 1943-1947. Consultant customer relations, 1947-1950.

Scientific secretary division of chemistry Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 1972—1982, vice secretary general, 1989—1991. Consultant scientist Verila Chemical Works, Sofia, 1995—1997.

Membership

Clinic relations committee, board directors Cerebral Palsy Association, Philadelphia and vicinity. Trustee Philadelphia Museum Art, 1952-1988, honorary trustee, since 1988. Member Fashion Group Inc. of New York (Philadelphia regional director 1946-1948, permanent chairman costume wing Philadelphia Museum Art), Philadelphia Peale.

Connections

Married Doctor Russell Richardson., April 18, 1940 (deceased). Children– Jane (Mistress Paul A. McShane), Basil Smith Cole, Junior.

father:
John Albert Harbage

mother:
Elizabeth MacIntosh (Young) Harbage

spouse:
Doctor Russell Richardson.

child:
Jane Richardson (Mistress Paul A. McShane)

child:
Basil Smith Cole Richardson

child:
Junior Richardson