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 Julia Clifford Lathrop

Julia Clifford Lathrop

Birth
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Apr 1932 (aged 73)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 7198201 · View Source
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Social Reformer. A college friend of Hull House founder Jane Addams, she worked for Addams as a county visitor and later served as a member of the Illinois State Board of Charities. In 1901 she resigned from the board in 1901 in protest against a political opponent, but was later reappointed by another governor. In 1912 she was appointed by President William Howard Taft to head the Children's Bureau, a part of the Department of Labor, where she served as chief until 1921. She was also outspoken on the issues of aid for mothers and birth registration.

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  • Added: 19 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7198201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Julia Clifford Lathrop (29 Jun 1858–15 Apr 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7198201, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .