Page:Woman's who's who of America, 1914-15.djvu/148

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page has been proofread, but needs to be validated.

Reads papers upon health and other subjects for clubs and other Wis. organizations. Chairman Book Com., Waukesha Free Public Library, selecting all books. Has attended several conservation congresses as delegate; assisted in organizing Waukesha Hospital. Mem. of Suffrage Ass'n. Has written magazines and newspaper stories. Episcopalian. Mem. Library Board, appointed by Mayor, Nat. Red Cross Ass'n. Chairman Civic Com., Waukesha Welfare League. Mem. Woman's Club of Wis., Ideal Club, Waukesha.

CAPPLEMAN, Josie Frazee (Mrs. G. T. Cappleman), 307 E. Ninth St., Little Rock, Ark.

Writer, reader; b. in Kentucky, June 28, 1861; dau. Joseph S. and Ann (Stone) Frazee; ed. Franklin Coll., Lancaster, Ky., with honors, receiving gold medal; student of expression; m. 1880, G. T. Cappleman of Louisville, Ky.; children: Frazee, George, Loulie Lee. Wrote for Courier-Journal; contributed eight years to Detroit Free Press, and many years to Commercial Appeal (Memphis), and Woman's Magazine, N.Y. City; also public reader and entertainer in many cities. Author- Heart Songs, The Judith Letters; Heart Songs (second vol.), and several historical pamphlets and booklets of poems. Methodist Episcopal. Mem. and active worker of Daughters of the Confederacy, Order of Eastern Star, Dames of 1846 (Mexican War), D.A.R. Recreations: Walking, surf bathing, traveling. Mem. Bay View Reading Club, Book Club; hon. mem. Beethoven Club (Memphis). Was guest of the Nation, camping next to President McKinley at the Reunion of the Blue and the Gray at Evansville, Ind., Oct., 1899, where she read her poem: Blue and the Gray. Against woman suffrage.

CAPPS, Minnie Taliaferro Jossey (Mrs. William Allsie Capps), 181 Barber St., Athens, Ga.

Born Macon, Ga., Aug. 1, 1878; dau. John Thomas and Clara (Johnson) Jossey; ed. Elam Alexander Normal School, Macon, Ga.; Mt. de Sales Acad., Maoon, Ga.; m. Athens, Ga., Jan. 7, 1913, William Allsie Capps. Taught in Bibb Co. public schools at Macon, Ga., for eleven years. Interested in church activities of Protestant Episcopal Church and in musical and literary work. Favors woman suffrage. Episcopalian. Pres. Hyechka Club, Macon, Ga.; State vice-pres. for Georgia of Nat. Federation of Musical Clubs; mem. United Daughters of the Confederacy.

CAPRON, Fanny Littlefield (Mrs. C. Kemper Capron), 502 W. 149th St., N.Y. City.

Born N.Y. City, Oct. 19, 1858; dau. John and Elizabeth (Stevens) Littlefield; grad. Vassar Coll., A.B. '78; m. June 18, 1882, C. Kemper Capron; children: Florence E., Edith L., Charles Alexander. Chairman and director of mothers' meetings. Favors woman suffrage. Protestant Episcopal. Recreations: Reading, lectures, concerts, camping.

CAPWELL, Irene Stoddard (Mrs. Charles Albert Capwell), 1415 Owen Av., Racine, Wis.

Born Milford, Mass., Mar. 8, 1854; dau. James A. and Marion (Parkhurst) Stoddard; ed. Chicago public and high schools; m. Chicago, Mar. 4, 1874, Charles Albert Capwell (business, later Episcopal clergyman); one dau.: Marion. Interested in Sunday-school and women's organizations of Episcopal Church; vice-pres. Central Ass'n (philanthropic), Racine, Wis. Amateur musician, artist and dramatic reader. Favors woman suffrage. Author: Mrs. Alderman Casey; also short stories and articles in various magazines. Mem. D.A.R.; charter mem. Englewood Woman's Club (Chicago); ex-pres. Racine Woman's Club. During five years' residence in Philadelphia was mem. Browning Soc. and Civic Club, and in Chicago was mem. of Apollo Musical Club.

CAREY, Margaret Cheston Thomas (Mrs. Anthony Morris Carey), 1004 Cathedral St., Baltimore, Md.

Born Baltimore, Md.; ed. Miss Pindell's School Baltimore; Bryn Mawr Coll., A.B. '89, m. 1893, Anthony Morris Carey; children: M. Milicent, James, G. Cheston. Chairman of Educational Com. of Y.W.C.A., 1904-08; honorary cor. sec. for Baltimore of Bryn Mawr Coll. Mem. Society of Friends.

CAREY, Miriam Eliza, Minn. State Library Commission, The Capitol, St. Paul, Minn.

Librarian; dau. Isaac Eddy and Eliza A. (Wright) Carey; ed. Rockford Sem., Rockford Ill.; Oberlin Coll.; Library School, Univ. of Ill. Librarian Burlington (Ia.) Public Library, 1899-1906; supervising librarian State institutions of Iowa, 1906-09; organizer Minn. State Library Commission since 1909. Author of various papers on library work in charitable and correctional institutions. Congregationalist. First librarian to take up work of systematizing libraries for the insane and other inmates of charitable and correctional institutions.

CARHART, Anna Georgine, 211 W. Fifty-sixth St., N.Y. City.

Parish visitor; dau. Lyman Beecher and Ophelia Merle (d'Aubigne) Carhart; grad. Smith Coll., '97, B.A.; a year at Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland. Congregational Church. Mem. Smith Student's Aid Soc., Coll. Settlements Ass'n, Smith Coll. Club of N.Y., Congregational Club of N.Y.

CARHART, Edith Noble, Apartado 1291, Mexico City, Mexico.

Missionary; b. Lincoln Co., S, Dak., 1879; dau. Nathan and Alida (Pruyn) Noble; ed. Dakota Wesleyan Univ., 1898-01, A.B. '02, A.M. '11, DePauw Univ., '02, Ph.B., Bryn Mawr Coll. Grad. School, 1909-10, Chicago, Univ., Summer, 1905; m. Centerville, S. Dak., 1911, Raymond A. Carhart; one son: Raymond Theodore Carhart. Prof. Latin, Dakota Wesleyan Univ., 1907-11; now, Methodist missionary in Mexico. Mem. S. Dak. State Com. Y.W.C.A., 1899-1910 (chairman 1908-09). Favors woman suffrage. Clubs: Round Table (Mitchell, S.Dak.), College Women's Club Recreation Reading Club (Mexico City).

CARHART, Margaret Sprague, 211 S. El Molino Av., Pasadena, Cal.

Teacher; b. Evanston Ill., June 28, 1877; dau. Henry S. and Ellen M. (Soulé) Carhart; grad. Univ. of Mich., Ph.B. '99, A.M. '01; studied in Germany and Univ. of Colo. (mem. Delta Gamma). Instructor in English, Univ. Colo., 1908-12; teacher of English in Pasadena High School. Episcopalian.

CARL, Katharine Augusta, 51 Washington Sq., N.Y. City.

Painter; b. Louisiana, U.S.A.; dau. Francis A. and Mary (Breadin) Carl; ed. State Coll., Memphis, Tenn., M.A.; went to Paris to study painting in 1882, exhibited in Salon des Artists Français in 1883 and continuously up to 1893, when first exhibited in Société Nationale des Beaux Arts. Went to Algiers in 1892; painted portraits of El Had and others there. Visited China in 1903; painted portraits of H.I.M. the Empress Dowager of China, of which one was sent by her Majesty to the U.S. Gov't (now in Nat. Museum, Washington). Decorated by Empress Dowager with Order of the Double Dragon, second degree, and the private order of the Flaming Pearl. Author: With the Empress Dowager of China. Episcopalian. Mem. Société Nationale Des Beaux Arts, Paris, Women's Soc. of Internat. Artists (London). Lyceum Club, London, Paris, Berlin. Recreation: Walking.

CARLETON, Emma Shields Nunemacher (Mrs. Philip Jones Carleton), 913 Upper High St., New Albany, Ind.

Writer; b. New Albany, Ind., Aug 4, 1850; dau. John Robert and Avesta (Shields) Nunemacher; ed. New Albany public schools, Tousley's Acad, and DePauw Coll., New Albany; m. Indianapolis, 1874, Philip Jones Carleton; one son: Philip Nunemacher Carleton, b. 1876 (died 1883). Within 20 years has collected and sold by mail many old books, generally heading her business letters, "The Un-Beknownst BookShop," or "The Un-Beknownst Literary Shop," but has no shop (father had bookstore in New Albany for 40 years). Free-lance newspaper and magazine writer, contributing to leading N.Y. City papers, Youth's Companion and the magazines. Writer of: Chronicle of Old Bottles; Old-Time Bandboxes, etc. (Century); various articles