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Mother Marie Du Sacre Coeur

college president.

Mother Marie Du Sacre Coeur, Canadian college president.


Coeur, Mother Marie Du Sacre was born on July 16, 1906 in Halifax, Nova Scoti, Canada. Daughter of Percy J. and Mabel (Fader) Smith.


Bachelor of Arts, Dalhousie U., 1925, Master of Arts, 1927. Doctor of Philosophy., Fordham University, 1942. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Manhattanville College Sacred Heart, 1958.


Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1944. Joined Order of Religious of Sacred Heart of Mary, 1929. Assistant principal, principal Oxford (Nova Scoti) High School, 1925-1926.

Professor Latin, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York, 1927-1935, dean of studies, 1935-1938, dean college, 1938-1952, president, 1952-1960. President Marymount College, Palos Verdes Estates, California, since 1960. Chairman Mother Butler Foundation, since 1940.


Percy J. Smith

Mabel (Fader) Smith