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Mary Boyle O’Reilly

humanitarian

Mary Boyle O’Reilly, American humanitarian.

Background

O’Reilly, Mary Boyle was born on May 18, 1873 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of John Boyle and Mary (Smiley) O’R.

Education

Educated Convent Sacre Cœur, 1880-1890. Special college courses. Unmarried.

Works

  • Editorial writer

  • lecturer on sociology. Social worker

  • investigator in N.H. baby farms investigation, 1910. Trustee Children’s Institutions Department, Massachusetts, 1905-1911.

    Prison commissioner, Massachusetts, 1907-1911. Foreign correspondent and war relief worker in France, Russia, England, 1913-1917. Lecturer for war relief funds, 1918.

Connections

father:
John Boyle O’R.

mother:
Mary (Smiley) O’R.