Harriet “Hattie” <I>Park</I> Thomas

Harriet “Hattie” Park Thomas

Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Death 5 Jun 1935 (aged 70)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 62628461 · View Source
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Chicago Tribune, June 6,1935
Mrs. H. P. Thomas, Jane Addams' Friend, Is Dead
Mrs. Harriet Park Thomas, social worker and close friend of Jane Addams died yesterday in the home of her son, Dr. William A. Thomas, 5639 Kimbark Avenue, after a long illness. She was 70 years old. Mrs. Thomas was born in Knoxville, Tenn. Since 1895 she had lived with her children in Chicago. From many years Mrs. Thomas worked with Miss Addams in the woman suffrage movement. Later they were active together in peace organizations, particularly during the world war. Mrs. Thomas represented Miss Addams at the departure of Henry Ford's peace ship and also attended the World's Congress of Women at the Hague in 1915, when she was secretary of the Woman's Peace Party. Mrs. Thomas was also interested in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Surviving are her two sons, Dr. William and Edward B., and her husband, Prof. William Isaac Thomas, of New York, formerly of the University of Chicago. Funeral services will be private.
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Married William Isaac Thomas Jun.6,1888

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  • Created by: Howard A Sutherland
  • Added: 6 Dec 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 62628461
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet “Hattie” Park Thomas (3 Mar 1865–5 Jun 1935), Find a Grave Memorial no. 62628461, citing Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Howard A Sutherland (contributor 47002050) .