Edith <I>Huntington</I> Anderson

Edith Huntington Anderson

Birth
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Death 7 Feb 1997 (aged 99)
Burial State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 117816967 · View Source
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Edith Elizabeth Huntington was born  July 18, 1897, in Bloomington, Ind. She graduated from the University of Indiana with a B.A. degree, and did additional graduate work at Pennsylvania State College. On  December 27, 1923, she married Arthur Anderson at Bloomington. During World War I, 1918-19, she was secretary to the director of the speaking division of the committee on public information, and to the director of the division of educational extension of the department of the interior, Washington, D. C. In 1921-23 she served as secretary in the office of the president, University of Minnesota, and in 1943- 48 as secretary at the Psycho Educational Clinic, Pennsylvania State College. She was national secretary of Alpha Omicron Pi, 1927-33; and national presidenr, 1933-37, national Pan-Hellenic delegate, 1937-43; chairman, College Pan-Hellenics Committee of National Pan-Hellenic Congress, 1939-43. Other activities are, member of Alpha Omicron Pi; American Association of University Women, president of State College branch, 1947-49; member State College Girl Scout Council, 1940- 43; member State College Board of Education, 1940-53, vice president 1947-51, president 1951-53; first secretary of the State College Community Development committee, and a member of the executive committee, 1944-49; charter member of State College Business and Professional Women's club and of Faculty Women's club; member of the Committee for Lutheran work at Pennsylvania State University as a representative of the National Lutheran Council, secretary since 1948; State College "Woman of the Year," 1949.


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  • Created by: Melinda Klitz
  • Added: 29 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117816967
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Huntington Anderson (18 Jul 1897–7 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117816967, citing Centre County Memorial Park, State College, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Melinda Klitz (contributor 46927149) .