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Oct. 23, 18S2, Barton P. Jenks (pres. William B.
Durgin Co., silversmiths. Concord, N.H.); chil-
dren: Phoebe M. Picliering, Barton Pickering
.Jr., Lewis B. Was an actress; played Important
parts with Edwin Booth, Lawrence Barrett and
Mme. Helena Modjeska (stage name "Agnes
Acrea"). Mem. Professional Woman's Club, Con-
cord Woman's Club, various charity organiza-
tions and Peace Soc. of N.H. Favors woman
suffrage; sec. New Hampshire Woman Suffrage
Ass'n; pres. Concord Equal Suffrage Ass'n.
JKNNE, Ida Sherman (Mrs. Clarence F. R.

Jenne), Hartford, Conn.

Born E. Dover, Vt, May 1, 1860; dau. Sidney
Harvey and Mary E. (Farnsworth) Sherman;
ed. Brattleboro (Vt.) High School; m. Brattle-
boro, Vt., Sept. 15, 1880, Clarence F. R. Jenne;
children: Pauline Jenne Warren (B.A. Mt. Hol-
yoke Coll., '05), Sherman Austin Jenne. Nat.
treasurer U.S. Daughters of 1812; also pres. Conn.
State Soc. of U.S. Daughters of 1812; vice-pres.
Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America
(Conn, chapter); charter mem. of Vt. Soc. of
Colonial Dames; life mem. D.A.R. ; second vice-
pres. Woman's Auxiliary to Y.M.C.A., Hart-
ford, Conn.; mem. Motherhood Club of Hartford,
Conn. ; pres. Good Samaritan Chapter of King's
Daughters and Sons; director of Home Missions
In Hartford Association.
JENNEY, Caroline King: (Mrs. Alexander D.

Jenney), 5 Brattle Rd., Syracuse, N.T.

Born Syracuse, N.Y., 1879; dau. John F. and
Sally (Sedgwick) King; ed. Smith Coll., Class of
1900; m. Syracuse, 1903, Alexander D. Jenney;
children: John Lord King, Alexander D., Cor-
nelia Jenney. Belongs to several local charitable
organizations. Favors woman suffrage. Uni-
tarian. Mem. Woman's Political Union. Recre-
ations: Motoring, skating, swimming, golf.
Mem. Onondaga Country Club, Sedgwick Lawn
Club.
JENNEY, Julie Regnla, 630 Onondaga County

Savings Bank Building, Syracuse, N.T.

Lawyer; b. Syracuse, N.Y. ; dau. Edwin Sher-
man and Marie Regula Hoffendahl (Saul) Jenney;
ed. Univ. of Mioh., LL.B. First woman in Court
of Appeals'of State of N.Y., and first woman in
State to argue appeals in Third and Fourth
Dep'ts of Supreme Court of State of N.Y. Mem.
Onondaga Co. Bar Ass'n, Syracuse Council of
Women's Clubs, Professional Women's League,
Consumers' League, Political Equality Club,
Ka-na-te-nah Club (all of Syracuse). Recrea-
tions: Literature, auction bridge, dramatics,
swimming. Unitarian. Favors woman suffrage;
has held several offices in Woman Suffrage Ass'n,
and has given many addresses on the subject.

JENNEY, Marie Regula, (Mrs. Edwin Sher-

nnan Jenney), 236 Greene St., Syracuse, N.Y.

Born Boston, Mass. ; dau. Rev. George Saul,
Lutheran minister, and Julia (Steiner) Saul;
ed. Syracuse High School and Boston private
school; m. 1S63, Col. Ed-win Sherman Jenney,
who served through the Civil War (died 1900);
children: Julie Regula (lawyer of Syracuse),
William Sherman (counsel and vice-pres. Dela-
ware, Lackawanna & Western R.R., N.Y. City),
Mrs. Fred C. Howe, Alexander D. (lawyer, Syra-
cuse). Actively identified with the efforts and
organizations in the fields of philanthropy and
civic improvement In Syracuse. Founded and
is pres. of The Ka-na-te-nah (woman's) Club
of Syracuse (350 members); pres. Syracuse Coun-
cil of Women's Clubs (3,000 members); formerly
pres. 13 years, now honorary pres. Syracuse
Morning Musicals; director Syracuse Political
Equality Club; chairman Com. on Suffrage, N.Y.
State Federation of Women's Clubs; mem. Con-
sumers' League, Fortnightly Club.
JENNEY, Ruth Marie (Mrs. Charles Elmer

.lenney), Fresno, Cal.

Born Colobrook, N.H. ; dau. Elbridge H. and
Jennette H. (Rogers) French; ed. Western Re-
serve Acad., Hudson, O.; Young Ladies' Acad.,
Sherbrook: Oberlin Coll., Oberlin, O. ; won Gov-



ernor General of Canada's medal for scholarship;
m. Fresno, Cal., June 17, 1903, Charles £lmer
Jenney. Mem. and on two committe.es of
Y.W.C.A. of Fresno, Cal. Against woman suf-
frage. Congregationalist. Republican. Pres. of
Friday Club, Fresno, Cal., for past two years.
JENNINGS, Mary Kirby, 4 3 West St., South

Norwalk, Conn.

Born N.Y. City, Mar. 1, 1871; dau. Isaac S. and
Sarah Deshon (Kirby) Jennings; ed. prlyate
schools and New Haven Normal School of Gym-
nastics, '94. Branch sec. of Trinity Glrla'
Friendly Soc, South Norwalk (mem. exec. com.
of Conn. Diocesan Council of Girls' Friendly
Soc.); chairman of Altar Soc.; Sunday-school
teacher; mem. Woman's Guild of Trinity Church;
mem. of Com. Woman's Auxiliary to Board of
Missions; director and sec. of Norwalk Day Nur-
sery, Anti-Tuberculosis Ass'n. Associate mem.
of Hillside Alumnae Ass'n; mem. Woman's Mu-
nicipal League, Conn. Botanical Soc., Soc. for
the Protection of Native Plants, Portfolio Club
(for the study of history and art), Norwalk Bird
Club.

JENNINGS, Phillipena G. (Mrs. Louis H. Jen-
nings), 5 307 Kenmore Av., Chicago, 111.
Bom Pirmesens, Germany, Dec. 1, 1852; dau.
Peter and Katherine (Faul) Gundrum; grad.
Ionia (Mich.) High School, In English, French,
German, 1876; m. Ionia, Mich., Aug. 29, 1876,
Louis H. Jennings, noTV serving the twentieth
year as recording sec. of North-western Branch
of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Soc. of M.E.
(Jhurch; has edited and published twenty annual
reports of same; leader of Birchwood Study
Class, Chicago, four years; completed Bayvierw
Study Course and received diploma; in 1900 made
an extended tour of Europe studying noted
places and art galleries of principal cities.
Mem. North End Woman's Club, Chicago; char-
ter mem. and three terms pres. Rogers Park
Woman's Club, Chicago; mem. and has served
two years as pres. of Argyle Park Portia Club,
Chicago. Methodist. Favors woman suffrage.
Progressive.
JEPHSON, Lady (Harriet J.), 60 Brompton Sq.,

London, S.W., England.

Lady of Grace of the Order of St. John of
Jerusalem; b. Thornhill, Quebec, Canada; dau.
Archibald Campbell (barrister at law and Pro-
thonotary for the Province of Quebec) and Isa-
bella (Prior) Campbell; ed. by masters and gov-
ernesses at home, but studied painting and mod-
eling in Rome; m. Captain Sir Alfred Jephson,
Royal Navy, Knight of Justice of the Order of
St. John of Jerusalem (now deceased). Has
exhibited water color paintings in the New Gal-
lery, British Artists, Grafton, Dudley, Royal
Institute of Painters In Water Colors, Roman
Academy, etc. Author: A Canadian Scrap Book;
Letters to a Debutante; also articles and essays
which have appeared in the principal English
magazines. Mem. Church of England. Po-
litically a strong Unionist and Conservative.
Against woman suffrage. Vice-pres. Eteptford
Clothing Guild; a branch pres. of The Children's
Happy Earnings. Recreations: Riding, reading,
traveling, sketching, also society.
JEPSON, Mabel Pretiton Wyatt (Mrs. Harry

Benjamin Jepson). 246 E. Rock Rd., New

Haven, Conn.

Bom N.Y. City, 1870; dau. Albert H. and
Martha W. (Preston) Wyatt; ed. Packer Colle-
giate Inst., Smith Coll., B.L. *93 (mem. Phi
Kappa Psi); m. Norwalk, Conn., Aug. 1, 1895,
Harry Benjamin Jepson.
JERMAN, Camelia (Mrs. Palmer Jennan), 109

E. Ann St., Raleigh. N.C.

Bom N.C; dau. William C. and B^mma V.
(Thayard) Petty: ed. Oxford Coll., N.C; New
England Conservatory of Music; m. Carthage,
N.C, Nov. 10. 1898, Palmer Jerman ; children:
Lucy V. (deceased), Thomas Palmer. Pres.
Women's Club of Raleigh, 1904-'10; first vice-
pres. N.C. Fed. of Women's Clubs; vlce-prea.
Woman's Betterment Ass'n of N.C, 1911. Baptist.
JEROME, Anialie Ilofer (Mrs. Frank Jerome),

831 W. Thirty-third PI.. Chicago, 111.

Educational lecturer; b. Clermont, la., 1864;



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JESS— JOHNS



dau. Andreas Franz and Mari (Ruef) Hofer; ed.
McGregor (la.) Hi^h School, Chicago Kinder-
garten Coll., Univ. of Chicago; m. Chicago,
Aug. 1, 1909, Frank Jerome. Practical printer
and editor; publisher of Kindergarten Magazine,
Kindergarten Training Teacher; social settle-
ment head worker. Active in Chicago social and
civic committee work, Chicago Woman's Club,
Woman's City Club, Fellowship House Woman's
Club, District, State and General Fed. of
Women's Clubs. One of founders of Intemat.
Kindergarten Union, Playground Aas'n of Amer-
ica, and Playground Ass'n of Chicago. Favors
woman suffrage. Ward leader under the Wom-
an's City Club. EMitor of Kindergarten Maga-
zine ten years; writer of magazine articles, etc.
Progressive in politics. Recreations: Walking,
nature excursions.
JESS, Clara Alice, Daly City, San Mateo Co.,

Cal.

City official; b. Valley, Modoc Co., Cal.,
Sept. 10, 1887; dau. William Allen and Mary
Simeon (Gleason) Jess; ed. San Francisco public
schools; law student, law stenographer. Ap-
pointed city recorder of Daly City, Cal., 1912, by
the Socialist Party; the first woman to hold a
judicial office in the State. Recreation: Music.
Catholic. Favors woman suffrage.
JESSUP, Mary Hay (Mrs. Henry Wynans Jes-

sup), 136 East Fifty-fifth St., N.Y. City.

Born Philadelphia, Pa., July 1, 1866; dau.
James May and Lucy Hay (Butler) Stotesbury;
ed. Mrs. Howell's private school; m. West Chester,
Pa., Oct. 15, 1889, Henry Wynans Jessup; chil-
dren: Henry Herbert, Theodore Carrington, John
Butler, Philip Caryl, Richard Stotesbury. Pres-
byterian.
JEWELL, Edith Winifred, 6 Vincent PI., Mont-

clair, N.J.

Teacher; b. Bangor, Me., Aug. 28, 1879; dau.
Milton A. and Hannah fWlggln) Jewell; grad.
high school, Portland, Me., '95; ComeH Univ.,
Ph.B. 1900; graduate study at Univ. of Berlin,
1903-04 and 1907; summer school at Marburg,
1910 (mem. Delta Gamma). Teacher of German,
Deering High School, Portland, Me., three years;

Montclair High School, 1905 . Against woman

suffrage. Recreation: Walking. Clubs: College
Women's, Teachers' of Montclair, N.J.
JEWETT, Faunie Cornelia Frjstie (Mrs. Frank

B. Jewett), Wyoming Av., Wyoming, N.J.

Bom Rockford, 111., Jan. 25, 1878; dau. Wil-
loughby L. L. and Clara Frances (Leach) Frisbie;
ed. Rockford Coll., A.B. '99; Univ. of Chicago,
Ph.D. '04; fellow Univ. of Chicago, 1902-03
(mem. Soc. of Sigma XI, 1903); m. Rockford,
Dec. 28, 1905, Frank B. Jewett, Ph.D.; one son:
Harrison Leach. Taught Dearborn Sem., Chi-
cago, 1900-02; Barnard Coll., N.Y. City, 1303-04.
Interested in local civic, religious and educa-
tional activities. Author (Ph.D. thesis): Effect of
Pressure on Magnetic Permeability of Soft Iron
Anchor Rings. Congregationalist. Mem. Ass'n
of Collegiate Alumnae. Recreations: Gardening,
fishing, camping, canoeing.
JEWETT, Frances Campbell (Mrs. Edward

Rountree Jewett), Cherryfleld, Me.
District superintendent of schools; b. Boston,
Mass., Dec. 2, 1863; dau. Gleason Ricker and
Juliet Wheeler (Brown) Campbell; ed. Wellesley
Coll., A.B. '84; Univ. of Maine, '09; m. Cherry-
field, Me., Aug. 4, 1885, Edward Rountree Jewett;
children: John Nelson, Helen Campbell, Donald
Campbell. Episcopalian. Mem. Nat. Geo-
graphic Soc., Nat. Educational Ass'n, Penobscot
Valley Ass'n, Collegiate Alumnae Ass'n. Mem.
Shakespeare Club of Cherryfleld, Me.
JEWETT, Frances Gulick (Mrs. Frank Fanning
Jewett), Oberlin, Ohio.

Writer; b. Ponape, Micronesian Islands, Oct.
13, 1854; dau. Luther Halsey Gulick, D.D., M.D.,
and Louisa (Lewis) Gulick; ed. Lake Erie Coll.,
Painesville, O., 1875; also special studies in Ber-
lin, Germany, 189.5-96; m. Yokohama, Japan, July
30, 1880, Prof. Frank Fanning Jewett; one son:
Charles Jewett (died in infancy). Author: Luther
Halsey Gulick, Missionary, 1895; also five books

of the Gulick Hygiene Series; Good Health, 1905;

Town and City, 1905; The Body at Work, 1907;



Control of Body and Mind, 1908; The Body and
Its Defences, 1909. CongregationalWt. Inde-
pendent in politics. Club: Ohio Woman's Press.
Favors woman suffrage.
JEWETT, Mary B., Florence Villa, Florida.

Physician; b. Ohio, Feb. 24, 1858; dau. Mendall
Jewett, M.D., and Cordelia (Kent) Jewett; ed.
Buchtel Coll., Akron, O., A.B. '78; post-grad.
Wellesley Coll., 1883-85; Women's Med. Coll. of
N.Y. Infirmary, M.D. '95; hospital cours'e in
Philadelphia Hospital. Appointed as attending
physician N.Y. Infirmary for Women and C!hil-
dren, 1909;; pres. Women's Med. Soc, N.Y. City,
1909-10; pres. Women's Med. Ass'n N.Y. State,
1910-11. Leeturer in N.Y. City on Social Hygiene
before clubs, settlements, schools, teachers'
aas'ns, etc. Sec. Public Health Education Work
of Am. M«d. AiJa'n for N.Y. City. Favors
woman suffrage. Author: A Problem in Hygiene;
also magazine articles upon medical and socio-
logical subjects. Mem. Disciples of Christ. Mem.
Am. Med. Ass'n, Soc. of Sanitary and Moral
Prophylaxis, Women's Med. Soc. N.Y. State,
Women's Med. Soc. N.Y. City. Recreations:
Growing oranges in Florida, fishing, auto-
mobiling.

JEWETT, Nannie Hume (Mrs. Henry C. Jewett),
Washington Barracks, Washington, D.C.
Bom April 23, 1881; dau. Frank and Emma
(Norris) Hume; grad. Friends School, Washing-
ton, D.C.; Vassar Coll., A.B. '01: m. April IS,
1906, Capt. Henry C. Jewett. Interested in the
George Junior Republic at Annapolis Junction,
Md. Recreation: Horseback riding. Episco-
palian. Favors woman suffrage.
JOHANSEN, M. Jean McLane (Mrs. John G.
Johansen), 5 E. Ninth St., N.Y. City.
Portrait painter; b. Chicago, 111; dau. George
A. and Annie (Wirsing) McLane; student of art
under John H. Vanderpoel, Frederick W. Freer,
Frank Duveneck; m. N.Y. City, 1905, John C.
Johansen; one daughter: Margaret McLane.
First prize. International Art League, Paris,
1906; two medals, St. Louis Exposition, 1904;
silver medal. Fine Arts Exposition, Buenos
Ayres, 1910; Elling prize, N.Y. City, 1906; first
prize, N.Y. Art Club, 1907; Shaw medal, Nat.
Acad. Design, N.Y. City, 1912. Exhibited in all
the principal art exhibitions in this country and
abroad. Favors woman suffrage. Protestant.
Associate Nat. Acad, of Design; mem. MacDowell
Club of N.Y. City.

JOHNS, Alice Gillette (Mrs. P. O. Johns), Me-
tropolis, 111.

Club woman, business woman; b. Manliue,
N.Y., 1863; dau. Norman and Caroline (Spore)
Gillette; ed. Syracuse Univ., M.A. (Kappa Kappa
Gamma); m. Metropolis, 111., Jan. 28, 1889, P. O.
Johns. High school principal for eight years;
now busy in management of own estate and
active in church and social life; vice-pres. of
111 State Fed., 1910-11; pres. 24th Dist. of 111.
State Fed., 1908-11; chairman of Philanthropic
Com. of 111. SUte Fed., 1912-14. Mem. Church
Guild (pres. five years). Am. Civic Ass'n, Junior
League Branch, Woman's Club of Metropolis,
111. (pres.). Episcopalian. Favors woman suf-
frage.

JOHNS, Laura M. (Mrs. James B. Johns), 2121
University Av., San Diego, Cal.
Born near Lewiston, Pa., Dec. 18, 1849; dau.
John R. and Angeline (Ames) Mitchell; educated
in public and private schools in Pa. ; m. Lewiston,
Pa., Jan. 14, 1872, James B. Johns. Favors
woman suffrage. Leader in securing municipal
suffrage for women of Kansas; nine years pres.
Kansas Equal Suffrage Ass'n and lecturer and
organizer under Nat. Woman Suffrage Ass'n;
later took active part in Cal. suffrage campaign,
which resulted in securing full suffrage for
women. Christian Scientist. Republican. Mem.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union of San
Diego. Mem. Public Welfare League of San
Diego.

JOHNS, Mary J. V. (Mrs. Bennett Willson

Johns), 1224 Adams St., Olympia, Wash.

Born Perry, 111., Oct. 26, 1851; dau. CharJea

Morrison and Mary J. (Macfarlane) Vertrees; ed.

Perry, 111.; m. Olympia, Wash., Feb. 25, 1872;



JOHNSON



433



Bennett Willson Johns; one daughter: Ruth V.,
b. Dec. 5, 1874 (now Mrs. A. S. Kerfoot of Lemon
Grove, Cal.). Owned and had charge of a book
bindery, 1S87-91; was first matron of Charlton
Cottage for Young Ladies at Ottawa Univ., 1882-
83; asa't postmaster at Olympia, Wash., for seven
years beginning April 16, 1898. Favors woman
suffrage. Baptist. Republican. Mem. Eastern
Star (past matron), Rebecca Lodge, Woman's Re-
lief Corps (pres.). Ladies' Relief Soc., Woman's
Club of Olympia (pres. three times). Country
Club of Olympia, Wash. Has traveled ex-
tensively in U.S.; trip to Europe, 1910. In the
Territorial days of Washington, when women
were allowed to vote, took an active part in
politics; was twice mem. Republican County
Convention, and once of Republican Territorial
Convention.

JOHNSON, Mrs. Adelaide, home and studio,
37 W. Twelfth St., N.Y. City; studio, 20 Vicolo
dl San Nlccolo da Tolentino, Rome. Italy.
Artist, sculptor; b. Plymouth, 111.; dau. Chris-
topher William and Margaret Elizabeth (Huff)
Johnson; ed. in various schools at home and
abroad. Her early years were full of struggle,
and her career was achieved through many diffi-
culties. Known as the sculptress of famous
women and especially of those who have led in
the upward movements of the age. Among her
productions are statues of Lucretia Mott, Susan
B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, in the
Corcoran Gallery at Washington; Dr. Helen
Densmore of Washington, Gen. John A. Logan,
John Burroughs, the naturalist; Mrs. 0. H. P.
Belmont, Mrs. Ellen Hardin Walworth (one of
founders of Daughters ot American Revolution).
Deeply interested in the woman suffrage ques-
tion; mem. Woman's Social and Political Union
of England (Mrs. Pankhurst's society) ; patroness
of the International Council of Women; mem.
International Vegetarian Union, Lyceum Club
(international), London (representative in New
York); active in work of organizing American
Lyceum Club (national) to be located in N.Y.
City and affiliated with the international Lyceum
Club of London and its continental branches at
Paris, Berlin, Florence and Rome; honorary
mem. Chicago Woman's Club of N.Y. City.

JOHNSON, Alice Adams (Mrs. Edward Lewis
Johnson), 91 Prospect St., Providence, R.I.
Bom Pawtucket, R.I., May 8, 1860; dau. Albert
Ezra and Julia (Brayman) Adams; ed. Pau-
tucket and Providence, R.I. ; m. Central Falls,
R.I., Sept., 1S81, Edward Lewis Johnson; one
daughter: Alice Loraine. Pres of Churchill House
Corporation, a corporation owning a building
for the use of clubs, musicales and social func-
tions; Interested in church societies, foreign and
home. Day Nursery, Associated Charities, and
Working Girls' Club. Mem, Soc. of Mayflower
Descendants; recording sec. R.I. Soc. of Colonial
Dames; mem. D.A.R. (ex-State vice-regent).
Founder and first pres. of Pawtucket Woman's
Club; ex-mem. Board of Gen. Fed. of Women's
Clubs; ex-pres. of two music clubs. Recreation:
Music (piano). Congregationalist. Against wo-
man suffrage.

JOHNSON, Alice Williams (Mrs. George Ells-
worth Johnson), B543 Fair Oaks St., Pitts-
burgh, Pa.

Born Bradford, Vt, Dec. 27, 1870; dau. Rev.
John K. and Annie E. (Denison) Williams; ed.
Northfleld (Mass.) Sem., Wellesley Coll., B.S. '93;
m. July 14, 1897, George Ellsworth Johnson;
chi'ldren: Stephen Williams, Rachel, Lucy Bots-
ford, Catherine Alber. Presbyterian. Mem.
Foreign and Home Missionary Soc. ; pres. Pitts-
burgh Colony of N. England Women; pres. Pitts-
burgh Branch Ass'n of Collegiate Alumnae; mem.
College Club, Thursday Musical Club.

JOHNSON, Anna (pen name "Hope Daring"),

428 Church St., Hastings, Mich.

Author; b. Athens, Pa., July, 1860; dau. George
P. and L. Jano (Van Vechten) Johnson; ed. dis-
trict schools of Barry Co., Mich.; Hastings High
School, Albion (Mich.) Coll. Author: To the
Third Generation; Agnes Grant's Education; An
Abundant Harvest; Entering Into His Own; The
Appointed Way; Madeline, the Island Girl;



Father John; A Virginian Holiday; Valadero
Ranch; The Gordons. Methodist. Recreations:
Reading, travel. Mem. local Women's Club and
Mich. Woman's Press Ass'n. A contributor to
many Sunday-school and church papers.
OOIIN.SON, Anna Hayward, 436 Walnut St.,
Redlands, Cal.

Physician; b. N.Y. City; ed. In schools of
Orange, N.J.; Vassar Coll., A.B. '77, A.M. '82;
Woman's Med. Coll. of Pa., M.D. '82. Engaged
in practice as physician in Orange, N.J., after-
ward becoming resident physician at the Hamp-
ton (Va.) Inst, and later a medical missionary in
California; now in practice at Redlands, Cal.
Author: Essay on Neurasthenia; writer of chil-
dren's stories in various magazines.
JOHKSkJN, Anna Louise, 104 Marengo Park,
Springfield, Mass.

Kindergartner; b. Springfield, Mass., Sept. 25,
18G9; dau. James Louis and Sarah Hosmer
(ChamberLain) Johnson; ed. Springfield (Mass.)
public and high schools; Smith Coll., B.S. '93;
Springrfield Kindergarten Training School, '98.
Taught eight years in public kindergarten of
Springfield, Ma..ss. ; has done Sunday-school work
in kindergarten and primary dep't; director of a
children's missionary soc. Interested In all
sociological affairs. Believes In woman suffrage
in theory. Has written several songs, verses,
etc., of wliich A Birthday Song and A Missionary
Alphabet have been published. Congregation-
alist. Mem. Smith Coll. Alumnse Ass'n, Tv^ichell
Alunmffl Ass'n. Recreations: Nature work, pho-
tography, needlework. Mem. Kindergarten Club.
JOHNSON, Anna Mai'iUa, 127 Thompson St.,
Springtield, Mass.

Teacher; b. Springfield, Mass., July 30, 1849;
dau. Doliver and Nancy Haven (Wight) Johnson;
grad. Whitestown Sem,, Whltesboro, N.Y., '67;
Vassar (Latin salutatory), A.B. '76; post-grad,
course in English and Anglo-Saxon, (Joruell
Univ., '84. After some preliminary experience
taught 25 years in English dep't of Hfeh School,
Brookline, Mass., taking classes in German about
10 years; for several years carried on, mean-
while, an evening extension course in English;
accorded a half year's leave of absence, with
half-pay, 1894. Resigned position Feb., 1910, and
took an extended trip to Europe, Egypt and the
Holy Land, a somewhat exciting experience of
which on the return voyage was a broken screw
causing the vessel to drift in a dense fog
New York being reached by transfer to another
ship. Mem. North (Congregational Church of
Springfield, Mass. Interested in church and
Sunday-school work, teaching Chineoe pupils,
etc. Pres. Missionary Soc. Favors woman suf-
frage; mem. Equal Suffrage League of Spring-
field. Mem. Woman's Christian Ass'n. Vassar
Alumnae Ass'n, Ass'n Coll. Alumnas, Phi B.eta
Kappa. Occasional contributor to newspapers.
JOHNSON, Anne (Mrs. Charles P. Johnson),
4300 Washington Av. ; office, Navarre Building'
St. Louis, Mo.

Sec. and ass't to Charles P. Johnson, criminal
lawyer; b. Illinois, Jan. 17, 1871; dau. Maurice
and Clementine (Bernays) Andre; ed. Acad St
Francis de Sales, Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; m (2d)
St. Louis, Mo., Nov. IS, 190S, Charles P. Johnson
criminal lawyer; children: Bernays, Andre, Carol'
Writer of historical and biographical sketches.'
Author: Notable Women of St. Louis, 1913- the
different sketches have been published, before
putting in book form, in the Sunday edition of
the St. Louis Star. Mem. Papyrus (a literary
club); mem. Chess Club. Favors woman suf-
frage.

JOHNSON, Annie Davis (Mrs. Albert Johnson),
54 Chestnut St., BinRhamton, N.Y.
Born Lisle, N.Y., 1847; dau. Ezra Fountain and
Isabella Davis (ancestors of Colonial times lived
in Brookhaven, L.I., N.Y.); grad. Bingbamton
Female Sem., with high honors; m. Blng-
hamtou, 1880, Albert Johnson. Reared at Bing-
hanUon. but lived in N.Y. City for 20 years and
in Chicago six years. Mem. Chicago Chapter
D.A.R,; mem. Nat. Soc. Ncts' England Women
(helped form Chicago Colony New England
Women and was its first sec); treas. and direc-
tor Woman's Dep't of Am. Civic Ass'n (has also



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organized Junior Civic Leagues in several citfes
in committee). Long a believer and advocate
of woman suffrage; attended conventions of Nat.
Ass'n when Miss Susan B. Anttiony was active
as pres. Charter mem. and first sec. of Chil-
dren's Day Ass'n, a Chicago charity in connec-
tion with Juvenile Court; did active service in
behalf of school gardens through Chicago
Women's Outdoor Art League; mem. Indian
Ass'n, an auxiliary of Nat. Indian Ass'n. Mem.
Soc. lor Political Study, Women's Health Pro-
tective Ass'n, Woman's Municipal League and
Legislative League (all of N.Y. Cityj; Civic
Club (Binghamton), Broome Co. Historical Soc.
Contributor to newspapers and magazines on
Forestry, Irrigation, Artificial Waterways, and
other economic subjects. Mem. M.E. Church.
Progressive in politics.
JOHNSON, Carolyn Ma« Lord (Mrs. Franklin

Winslow Johnson), 5715 Washington Av.,

Chicago, 111.

Bom Calais, Me., Aug. 20, 1875; dau. George
W. and Mary (Rldeout) Lord; ed. Calais Acad.,
'93; Wellesley Coll., 1893-96; m. Calais, Me., July
15, 1896, Franklin Winslow Johnson. Interested in
church activities of all kinds; chairman of Board
of Managers of Woman's Am. Baptist Home Mis-
sion Soc ; mem women's musical and literary



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