Alice Thornton Jenkins

Alice Thornton Jenkins

Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Death 30 Jun 1935 (aged 77)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 43–C
Memorial ID 49237007 · View Source
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Alice was the daughter of Rear Admiral Thornton Alexander Jenkins and Elizabeth Gwynn Thornton Jenkins. Alice was a government clerk and stenographer.

She was educated at Moravian Seminary in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and private schools in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was interested in music and was the author of four musical compositions. She was also very active in the suffrage movement.

She was a member of the U.S. Sponsors' Society, Stanton Club, District of Columbia Woman Suffrage Association, Anthony League, Washington, D.C., National American Woman Suffrage Association. She was a delegate to three national American Woman Suffrage Conventions: Washington, D.C.; Louisville, Kentucky; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

She was the Director of the D.C. Woman Suffrage Association to Federation of Women's Clubs and the auditor for the State Equal Suffrage Association, D.C. 1912 – 1913. Alice served as the Standard Bearer for the District of Columbia Woman's Suffrage Association at the 1912 National Woman's Suffrage Parade in Baltimore, Maryland.

Alice died on June 30, 1935 at the Gallinger Hospital, Washington, D.C. She was buried on July 2, 1935 – Arlington National Cemetery–Section 1–Site 43–C.

She was the sister of Dr. Francis Thornton Jenkins.

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  • Maintained by: Adriana
  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 49237007
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