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Helen Gilman Brown

philanthropist

Helen Gilman Brown, American philanthropist. member women’s advisory committee Federal Council of Churches in American; member Executive Committee Washington Cathedral Committee, New York Former national president Women’s Land Army; Member English-Speaking Union (hospital committee), Order of Colonial Lords of the Manor.

Background

Brown, Helen Gilman was born on October 12, 1867 in New York, United States. Daughter of Daniel Rogers and Helen (Gilman) Noyes.

Education

Educated Miss Porter’s School, Farmington, Connecticut.

Career

Known for philanthropic and religious activities. Honorary chairman women’s committee Washington Cathedral. Chairman advisory committee National Society Colonial Dames of State of New York.

Member women’s advisory committee Federal Council of Churches in American. Member Executive Committee Washington Cathedral Committee, New York Former national president Women’s Land Army. Nat. chairman finance department the Young Women's Christian Association, also of Sulgrave Manor Endowment.

President Colonial Dames Society State of New York. Vice president National Society Colonial Dames of America and of National, War Work Council the Young Women's Christian Association. Was founder and chairman Women’s Auxiliary Union Settlement Association, etc.

Works

  • Author: Story of a New England Schoolmaster, 1900.

Membership

Member women’s advisory committee Federal Council of Churches in American. Member Executive Committee Washington Cathedral Committee, New York Former national president Women’s Land Army. Member English-Speaking Union (hospital committee), Order of Colonial Lords of the Manor.

Clubs: Colony Cosmopolitan of New York (charter.

Connections

Married William Adams Brown, Doctor of Divinity, March 30, 1892. Children: John Crosby World War II William Adams, Winthrop Gilman, Helen Adams (deceased).

father:
Daniel Rogers Noyes

mother:
Helen (Gilman) Noyes

spouse:
William Adams Brown

children:
John Crosby World War II William Adams Brown

Winthrop Gilman Brown

Helen Adams Brown (deceased)