Susan Miller Dorsey

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Birthday
16, 1857
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 5, 1946 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1857
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 5, 1946 (88)

About

California high school teacher and administrator. In 1920, she became the first woman to be appointed Superintendent of Los Angeles City Schools.

Before Fame

After graduating from Vassar College in New York, she moved to Los Angeles, California.

Trivia

A dormitory at California's Scripps College and a high school in Los Angeles were named in her honor.

Family Life

She was raised in New York state by Hannah and James Miller. She later married Baptist minister Patrick William Dorsey.

Associated With

She and civil rights activist Sal Castro both taught in Los Angeles schools.