Edith Russell (Finch)

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Edith Russell (Finch)

Death: Died
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Daughter of Edward Bronson Finch and Delia Finch
Wife of Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, Nobel Prize in Literature 1950

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About Edith Russell (Finch)

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Edith Finch, Countess Russell (1900-1978) was Bertrand Russell's fourth and last wife, and by all accounts, provided him with the marriage that made him happiest. She was born to Edward Bronson Finch, a physician, and his wife, Delia, in New York City. She was educated at Bryn Mawr College and St. Hilda's College, Oxford. She was employed as an instructor of English literature at Bryn Mawr, but she never became a permanent member of the faculty. She published biographies of Wilfred Scawen Blunt in 1938 and M. Carey Thomas, a president of Bryn Mawr, in 1947. She married Bertrand Russell, whom she had known for many years, in December 1952 and supported him in his many causes.

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Edith Russell (Finch)'s Timeline

December 15, 1952
Age 52
January 1, 1978
Age 78