Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905

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Birth 1843-12-16
Death 1905-10-12

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Josephine Shaw Lowell, civic volunteer, born in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1843, brother of Robert Gould Shaw and widow of Colonel Charles Robert Lowell, was active as a social reformer in New York City. She was the first woman appointed to the New York State Board of Charities and founder of the New York Charity Organization Society and the Woman's Municipal League of New York City.

From the description of Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007392

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