Julia Lathrop

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Birthday
29, 1858
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 15, 1932 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1858
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 15, 1932 (73)

About

She served as the director of the United States Children's Bureau from 1912 to 1921, and devoted herself to children's welfare and lowering infant morality rates.

Before Fame

She graduated from Vassar College in 1880.

Trivia

In 1899, she established the first juvenile court, and she became president of the Juvenile Psychopathic Institute in 1904.

Family Life

Her father, William Lathrop, was a co-founder of the Republican Party.

Associated With

She was appointed Director of the United States Children's Bureau by President William Howard Taft.