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George Madden Martin
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Birth: May 3, 1866
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1946
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Author of "Emmy Lou: Her Book and Her Heart", published in 1902. She published many books & was a member of an Author's Club which included Annie Fellows Johnston, author of the Little Colonel Series and Alice Hegan Rice, author of "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch ."

She was also the first woman to be made a Kentucky Colonel.

She was politically active in various areas, including social reform and prohibition reform. She was a member of the Democratic State Committee in the League of Nations campaign of 1920.

She was also active in work for better racial relations. A charter member of the Commission on Interracial Co-operation and was head of the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching.

Some of her books:

The Angel of the Tenement (1897)
Emmy Lou: Her Book and Heart (1902)
The House of Fulfilment (1904)
Abbie Ann (1907)
Selina: Her Hopeful Efforts and Her Livelier Failures (1914)
Emmy Lou's Road to Grace: Being A Little Pilgrim's Progress (1915)
A Warwickshire Lad: The Story of the Boyhood of William Shakespeare (1916)
Children in the Mist (1920)
March On (1921)
Made in America (1935).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Madden (1826 - 1910)
  Ann L McKenzie Madden
 
 Spouse:
  Attwood Reading Martin (1861 - 1944)
 
 Siblings:
  Child Madden*
  Julia Alice Madden (1850 - 1925)*
  George Madden Martin (1866 - 1946)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Sect. O, Lot 275, Gr. 20
 
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Originally Created by: Todd Whitesides
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
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