Very incomplete list!
Bertha Sheppard Adkins (1906-1983) —
also known as Bertha S. Adkins —
of Salisbury, Wicomico
Born in Salisbury, Wicomico
County, Md., August
Republican. Dean of
Women, Western Maryland College, Westminster, Md., 1934-42; Dean of
Residence, Bradford Junior College, Bradford, Mass., 1942-46;
member of Republican
National Committee from Maryland, 1948-58; delegate to Republican
National Convention from Maryland, 1956
Association of University Women; Pi Lambda Theta.
Died in Oxford, Talbot
County, Md., January
14, 1983 (age 76 years, 143
Interment at Parsons
Cemetery, Salisbury, Md.
Annie Webb Blanton (1870-1945) —
of Austin, Travis
Born in Houston, Harris
County, Tex., August
superintendent of public instruction, 1919-23.
Association of University Women; Daughters of the
American Revolution; United
Daughters of the Confederacy; Phi
Beta Kappa; Kappa
Delta Pi; Pi Lambda Theta; Pi Gamma
Kappa Gamma; Order of the
Eastern Star; Maccabees.
woman to be elected to statewide office in Texas.
2, 1945 (age 75 years, 44
Interment at Oakwood
Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
Grace Holmes Carlson (b. 1906) —
also known as Grace Carlson —
of Minneapolis, Hennepin
Born in St. Paul, Ramsey
County, Minn., November
Socialist. Candidate for U.S.
Senator from Minnesota, 1940 (Trotskyist Anti-War), 1946
(Revolutionary Workers); Socialist Workers candidate for Vice
President of the United States, 1948.
Xi; Pi Lambda Theta.
Joyce A. Fadem (b. 1932) —
also known as Joyce Abrams —
of Los Angeles, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., February
instructor; member of California
Democratic State Committee, 1960-64, 1966-72; secretary of
California Democratic Party, 1963-67; alternate delegate to
Democratic National Convention from California, 1964.
Beta Kappa; Pi Lambda Theta; Pi Gamma
Still living as of 1973.
Mary Louise Nice (b. 1911) —
of Tonawanda, Erie
Born in Grand Island, Erie
County, N.Y., October
teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New
candidate for U.S.
Representative from New York 42nd District, 1948, 1950.
Member, Pi Lambda Theta.
Chase Going Woodhouse (1890-1984) —
also known as Chase Going; Mrs. E. J.
of New London, New London
County, Conn.; Baltic, Sprague, New London
Born in Victoria, British
Columbia, of American parents, March 3,
professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from
of state of Connecticut, 1941-43; U.S.
Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1945-47, 1949-51;
defeated, 1946, 1950; delegate
to Connecticut state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1965.
Member, League of Women
Association of University Women; Altrusa;
Pi Lambda Theta; Kappa
Died in New Canaan, Fairfield
County, Conn., December
12, 1984 (age 94 years, 284