Helen Magill White

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Birthday
28, 1853
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Oct 28, 1944 (90)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1853
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Oct 28, 1944 (90)

About

19th-century Rhode Islander who was the first woman in U.S. history earn a Ph.D. in 1881.

Before Fame

She became an educator at Swarthmore College in 1869 after studying at the school.

Trivia

She earned her Ph.D. in Greek from Boston University.

Family Life

Her husband, Andrew D. White, passed away in 1918.

Associated With

She went against Susan B. Anthony by publicly denouncing the women's suffrage movement in 1913.