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 Gertrude Clare <I>Meyer</I> Schwemm

Gertrude Clare Meyer Schwemm

Birth
Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Mar 1965 (aged 88)
Illinois, USA
Burial Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 5417066 · View Source
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Gertrude was the youngest daughter of Gustav and Caroline Widmayer Meyer. She graduated from Barrington High School (Barrington IL) when it was a 2 year school, with a total of three in her class. She attended Normal and obtained a teaching certificate and taught in a variety of schools.

She was a charter member and later president of the Barrington Women's Club, and a charter member also of the Barrington League of Women Voters. She participated actively in the formation of the Barrington Public Library, which was a Women's Club project and then served onthe library board for 17 years. She was instrumental in getting the first library built in Barrington.


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  • Created by: Pattie Schultz
  • Added: 5 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5417066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Clare Meyer Schwemm (9 Dec 1876–9 Mar 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5417066, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Pattie Schultz (contributor 28076875) .