Florence Stewart Kerr Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1912. Doctor of Laws, Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1943.
Principal Gladbrook (Iowa) High School, 1912-1913. Teacher of English and history Marshalltown (Iowa) High School, 1913-1915. With Gulf Division of America Red Cross, 1917-1918.
Instructor English composition and literature, Grinnell College, 1921-1926, 1931-1932. Regional director women’s and professional division, Works Progress Administration, Chicago, 1935-1938. Became assistant commissioner Works Projects Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, 1939.
Assistant to administrator Federal Works Agency, Washington, from 1942. Director, Women’s Department, Traffic Promotion and Public Relations, Northwest Airlines, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota, January 1, 1945.
Member American Association University Women, League of Women Voters, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Theta Sigma Phi, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Business and Professional Women’s National Democratic Woman’s.
Married Robert Young Kerr, September 1, 1915. 1 child, Elisabeth (deceased).