Minnie E. <I>Witkin</I> Ingraham

Minnie E. Witkin Ingraham

Birth
Three Rivers, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Jan 1970 (aged 73)
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial El Cerrito, Contra Costa County, California, USA
Memorial ID 10510976 · View Source
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Born to Russian Jew immigrants, Minnie spent 15 formative years in San Francisco and attended a business college. With her typing skills, she helped her two younger brothers, Bernard and Zara, complete education at UC Berkeley. Instead of advancing her education, she firmly made her choice to get married and have a family. Committed to her motherly duties with three active sons: Albert, Duncan and Donald, she was very much involved in advocating for better student education before the time of PTA's. Later in her life, she and her hubby were so active in local senior citizen activities that she was asked to be a candidate for state Congress but graciously turned down the offer. A brilliant, strong-minded woman of small stature, Minnie never once regretted her choice of life she led.


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  • Created by: Joyce Ingraham
  • Added: 21 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10510976
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie E. Witkin Ingraham (16 Dec 1896–6 Jan 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10510976, citing Sunset Mausoleum and Columbarium, El Cerrito, Contra Costa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Ingraham (contributor 46759933) .