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��Jau. 2S, 1S97, Edgar Burr Jr., b. Apr. 14, 190O. Unitarian. Pres. Woman's Club of Brattle- boro, Vt. S3IITH, Jenjoie Merrylees, Waterville, Me.

Librarian; b. Waterville, 1861; dau. Samuel King and Annie E. (Abbot) Smith; grad. Colby Coll., Waterville, A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa) 'SI (mem. Sigma Kappa). Baptist. Mem. F. H. Club. Ass't librarian of Waterville Public Li- brary. SMITH, Jes.sle Willcox, "Cogslea," Gowan and

McCallum Sts., Chesuiut Hill, Philadelphia,


Artist and illustratot ; b. Phjladelphia; rlau. Charles Henry and Katherine DeWitt (Wiilcox) Smith: general education in schools of Phila- delphia, art studies under Ilo'Waid Pyle in the Drexel Inst, and at Pa. Acad, of line Arts. As illusu'ator has done much work for Ladies' Home Journal, Woman's Home Companion. Harper's, Seribner's, and other magazines; also book illus- tration for Little, Brown & Co. and Houghton, Mifflin & Cc, Boston. SMITH, JosepMne Tatnall (Mrs. J. Ernest

Smith), 1012 Jefferson St., Wilmington, Del.

Born Wilmington, Del., July 8, 1854; dau. Henry Lea and Caroline (Gibbons) Tatnall; m. Wilmington, Del., Sept. 11, 1877; one daughter: Pi,ebecea Gibbons. Pres. New Century Club Cor- poration of Wilmington, Del.; sec. and treas. Public Archives Commission of Del. ; asso. mem. Archives Commission of Am. Historical Ass'n; mem. and genealogist Nat. Soc. of Colonial Dames in State of Del. Against woman suf- frage. Presbyterian. Mem. Transatlantic Soc. of America, New Century Club of Wilmington, and of several philanthropic and musical organi- zations

SMITH. Julia Holmes (Mrs Sabin Smith), Wis- consin Hotel, Chicago, IIL

Physician; h. Savannah, Ga., Dec. 23, I8S9; dau. WHlis and Margaret Manning (Turner) Hoitne^; gi-ad. Spingler Inst., N.Y. City, 1S57; student Boston Univ. School nf Medicine, 1873-75: Chicago Homoeopathic Coll., .M.D. "77; m. fist) New- Haven, Conn., 1S60, Waldo Abbot (died 18f".4); one son: Willis John Abbot (well-known journal- ist and author); m. f2d) 1872, Sabin Smith, of Npw London. Conn. Since 1877 In med. practice in Chicago: prof, gynecology in Nat. Med. Coll.; organized and was first pres. of Woman's Med. Ass'n; mem. Am. Inst, of Homceopathy, Acad, of Medic'ne, 111. State Med. Ass'n, Cook County Homosopathic Med. Ass'n. After women wero givtn school franchise in 111. became candidate, nominated on Democratic ticket, for trustee of liniv. of 111.; appointed by Gov. Altgeld to fill unexpired term, thus becoming the first woman member of the Board of Univ. Trustees of m. Has 'ectured on medical and other subjects. Fa- vors woman suffrage. Contributor to newspapers and magazines; was at one time editor of the Woman's Pago of the Chicago Times. Congre- j:ationalist. Democrat. Mem. 111. Women's Press Ass'n, Fortnightly Club (ei-sec). Wom- an's Club of Chicago (pres. six years). Twen- tieth Century Club. SMITH, Katharine Ware (Mrs. George Milton

Smith), 32 Dorchester Av., Boston, Mass.

Social worker; grad. Smith Coll., B.L. '94; m. Boston, June 15, 1898, George Milton Smith: chil- dren: Alice Holdship, b. Mar. 27, 1S99; Edmund Ware, b. Dec. IC, 1900; George Milton Jr.. b. Mar. 10, 1902. Teacher Hartford, Conn., 1894-95; office worker for editor. New England Magazine, 1896- 97; housekeeper Denison House, college settle- ment, Boston, 1897-98; Northern sec. for Atlanta (Ga.) Univ., 1904-06: executive sec, N.Y. Public Education Ass'n, 1906-07. Social work, Boston public schools, 1907-09. SMITH, I.anta 'Wilson (Mrs. C. Karley Smith),

193 Hempstead St., New London, Conn.

Writer; b. Castine, Me.- dau. Rev William J. and Sf'delia (FoUett) Wilson; ed. In puDlic schools; m. Shopiere, Wis., 1880, Rev. C. Hark<y Smith. From girlhood contilhutor in prose and verse to religious and secular publications. Spe- cially well-kn(/wn as writer of hymns, Sunday-

��school song^; and cantatas. Author among many others of "Scatter Sunshine," "This, Too, Will Pass Away," and other popular Gospel hymns. Author: Wreaths of Remembrance (memo! ial verses). Methodist. Mem. International Sun- sl>ine Society of N.Y. City. SMITH, Laura Rountree, Platteville, Wis.

Author; b. Chicago, 111.. July, 1876; dau. George Potts and Laura (Rountree) Smith; grad. Platte- ville Normal School, June, 1897. Became depart- ment editor in Kindergarten Primary Magazine and the Musical Observer in 1912, Teachers' Magazine, 1913. Favors woman suffrage. Author: Tale of Bunny Cotton-Tail; Little Eskimo; Little Bear; Hawk Eye; The Circus Book; The Roly- Poly Book; Games and Plays; Primary Language and Year Book; Thirty Musical Games and Recreations for Young Musicians. Regular con- trihutor to the Musician and most of the leading teachers' magazines; occasional contributor to the Youths' Companion.

SMITH, Lillian Church (Mrs. Ernest Ellsworth

Smith), 50 E. Forty-first St., N.Y. City.

Artist; b. Middletown, Conn., 1865; dau. Rollin Rodman and Eibertine Louisa (Abel) Church; ed. Middletown schools; grad. high school, '84; spe- cial student art dep't. Teachers Coll., Columbia Univ.; m. 1890, Dr. Ernest Ellsworth Smith; one son: Harold Ellsworth. Sec. Brooklyn Soc. Mineral Painters, 1910-11; a founder and treas, 1911-12, of Keramic Soc. of Greater N.Y. Episco- palian. Recreations: Golf, driving, gardening. Mem. Pen and Brush Club, N.Y. City. SMITH, Lillian Sccresby, Agnes Scott College,

Decatur, Ga,

Professor of Latin; b. Ellenville, N.Y.; dau. George Halstead and Clara Louisa (Beardsley) Smith; ed. Wyoming Sem. (valedictorian of class); Syracuse Univ., A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa); Cornell Univ., Ph.D. (mem. Gamma Phi Beta, Syracuse Univ.). Head of Latin dep't of Agnes Scott Coll., Decatur, Ga., 1S05— . Against wom- an suffrage. Methodist Episcopal. Mem. Ass'n Coll. Alumnse; second vice-pres. Ga. branch Southern Ass'n of College Women. SMITH, Lizzie Williams (Mrs. Charles William

Smith), Stockton, Kan.

Court reporter; b. Shelby Co., lU., Jan. 9, 1853; dau. Dr. R. L. and Mary (Hume) Williams; grad. Kan State Univ., A.B. '76; with first honors, A.M. '06; m. Mar. 27, 1880, Charles William Smith; children: Solon Williams, Hazel Kirke (Sutton), Henry Hume, Katharine O'Don- 11 ell, Frances Mildred, Charles William Jr. Active in missionary and Sunday-school work; mem. Study Club, Kansas Day Club (State organizations) ; vice-pres. 6th District Kansas State Equal Suffrage Ass'n; took active part in Suffrage Amendment campaign in Kansas, 1912. Congregationalist. Republican. Mem. W.C.T.U. and Missionary Soc. SMITH, Lois Ellen, Echo, Oregon.

State sec. Oregon Loyal Temperance Legion; b. Somanauk, 111.; dau. Melville and Ella (Reed) Smith; grad. Rockford Coll., '89. Public school teacher four years in 111; eight years in Neb.; three years missionary in Utah under the Woman's Home Missionary Soc. of the Metho- dist Church; four years one of the officers of State W.C.T.U. in Ore. Methodist. Prohibition- ist. Favors woman suffrage; as officer of Ore. W.C.T.U. took active interest speaking and sing- ing in the campaign for suff'rage, 1912, in which the women won the fight. SMITH, Lottie Millard (Mrs. Alson I. Smith),

Wauwatosa, Wis.

Born Lake Mills, Wis., June 23, 1871; dau. Charles Judson and Evelyn (Aldrich) Millard; grad. Univ. of Wis., B.A. '93; m. Lake Mills, Wis., Oct 9, 1S94, Alson I. Smith; children: Evelyn Janet, Millard Beale, Catherine LkdIs. Mem". Wauwatosa Woman's Club. Baptist.

SMITH, Louie Myers (Mrs. Glenn D. Smith), 422

W. C St., Ontario, Cal.

Born Salem. Ore. ; dau. Rev. Abram and Eliza- beth (Leffel) Myers; granddaughter of James Leffel of Springfield, 0., inventor of the first tur- bine water wheel; ed. Springfield Sem., Spring"

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