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Atwater, Helen Woodard

Janet Carlisle Bogdan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 1081 words.

Atwater, Helen Woodard (29 May 1876–26 June 1947), home economist, was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, the daughter of Wilbur Olin Atwater, an agricultural and food chemistry pioneer and...

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Campbell, Helen Stuart

Susan Henry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 1580 words.

Campbell, Helen Stuart (04 July 1839–22 July 1918), author and home economist, was born in Lockport, New York, to Jane E. Campbell and Homer H. Stuart, a banker and lawyer. She attended New...

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Frederick, Christine

Janice Williams Rutherford.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 1438 words.

Frederick, Christine (06 February 1883–06 April 1970), home efficiency expert, advertising consultant, and consumer advocate, was born Christine Isobel Campbell in Boston, Massachusetts, to...

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Leverton, Ruth M.

Jeffrey S Hampl.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Medicine and Health. 1064 words.

Leverton, Ruth M. (23 March 1908–14 September 1982), scientist and dietitian, was born Ruth Mandeville Leverton in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Ernest Richard Leverton, an...

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Morgan, Agnes Fay

Patricia B. Swan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Medicine and Health. 1191 words.

Morgan, Agnes Fay (04 May 1884–20 July 1968), nutrition scientist and home economics administrator, was born Jane Agnes Fay in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Irish immigrants Patrick...

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Norton, Alice Peloubet

Sarah Stage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education. 961 words.

Norton, Alice Peloubet (25 February 1860–23 February 1928), home economics educator, was born Mary Alice Peloubet near Gloucester, Massachusetts, the daughters of Francis Nathan Peloubet, a...

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Parloa, Maria

Sarah Stage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 841 words.

Parloa, Maria (25 September 1843–21 August 1909), teacher of cooking and pioneer in home economics education, was born in Massachusetts; no records have been found of her parentage or exact...

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Richards, Ellen Henrietta Swallow

Sarah Stage.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1127 words.

Richards, Ellen Henrietta Swallow (03 December 1842–30 March 1911), chemist and home economist, was born on a farm outside of Dunstable, Massachusetts, the only child of two schoolteachers,...

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Richardson, Anna Euretta

Stephanie A. Carpenter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education. 1371 words.

Richardson, Anna Euretta (05 September 1883–03 February 1931), home economist and educator, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of William H. Richardson and Euretta Miller....

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Roberts, Lydia Jane

Patricia B. Swan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Medicine and Health; Education. 1148 words.

Roberts, Lydia Jane (30 June 1879–28 May 1965), home economics educator and nutritionist, was born in Hope Township, Barry County, Michigan, the daughter of Warren Roberts, a carpenter, and...

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