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congresswoman , lecturer , writer

Marguerite Stitt Church, congresswoman, lecturer, writer.


Church, Marguerite Stitt was born on September 13, 1892 in New York City.


AB, Wellesley College, 1914. AM, Columbia University, 1917. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Russell Sage College, 1958.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lake Forest College, 1960. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Northwestern University, 1962. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), National College Education, Evanston, Illinois, 1963.


Consultant psychologist State Charities Aid Association, New York City. Instructor Wellesley College, 1915. Lecturer, writer; United States delegate to General Assembly United Nations, 1961.

Member planning board White House Conference on Aging, 1971.


Delaware Republican National Convention, 1964. Member of the United States Capitol History Society (vice-president, director), National Alumnae Association Wellesley College (president 1940-1942), Business and Professional Womens Club, Congressional Club (president 1948-1950), Zonta, Women's Athletic Glenview (Illinois), Sheridan Shore Yacht Club (Chicago), Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Gamma, Beta Sigma Phi.


Married Ralph E. Church, December 21, 1918 (deceased). Children: Ralph Edwin Junior, William Stitt, Marjory Church Barnum.

Ralph E. Church

Ralph Edwin Junior Church

William Stitt Church

Marjory Church Barnum Church