in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1038 words.
Severance, Caroline Maria Seymour (12 January 1820–10 November 1914), clubwoman, was born in Canandaigua, New York, the daughter of Orson Seymour, a banker, and Caroline Maria Clarke. Late...