Garfield, Helen Newell, 1866-1930

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Dates:
Birth 1866
Death 1930

Biographical notes:

Helen Newell Garfield was the daughter of John Newell, president of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, and Julia Poore Hills. She married James Rudolph Garfield, son of President James A. Garfield, in 1890, and had four sons; John N., James A., Rudolph H., and Newell. Helen was an advocate for the education and treatment of deaf children. She herself had become deaf around 1918. She ran the Lake Erie School of Speech Reading, and was an officer of the Cleveland Association for the Hard of Hearing and the American Federation of Organizations for the Hard of Hearing. Helen Newell Garfield died in 1930.

From the description of Helen Newell Garfield papers, 1882-1930. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 43145948

Helen Newell Garfield (1866-1930) was the daughter of John Newell, president of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, and Julia Poore Hills. She married James Rudolph Garfield, son of President James A. Garfield, in 1890. Their sons were John N., James A., Rudolph H., and Newell. Helen was an advocate for the diagnosis, education and treatment of deaf children. She had become deaf herself around 1918. She ran the Lake Erie School of Speech Reading, and was an officer of the Cleveland Association for Hard of Hearing and the American Federation of Organizations for Hard of Hearing.

From the guide to the Helen Newell Garfield Papers, 1882-1930, (Western Reserve Historical Society)

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Subjects:

  • Newell family
  • Women--Ohio--Cleveland
  • Hearing impaired children--Ohio--Cleveland
  • Cleveland Association for the Hard of Hearing
  • Newell, John
  • Garfield, Helen Newell, 1866-1930
  • Garfield family
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hearing impaired--United States
  • Deaf--Means of communication
  • American Hearing Society
  • Hearing impaired--Ohio--Cleveland
  • Hearing impaired children--United States
  • Hearing impaired children
  • Lake Erie School of Speech Reading
  • Women
  • Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950

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  • Ohio--Cleveland (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)