Eleanor Stevenson (Bumstead) (1902 - 1987)

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Nicknames: "Bumpie"
Death: Died
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About Eleanor Stevenson (Bumstead)

Eleanor "Bumpie" Bumstead Stevenson, was a 1923 graduate of Smith College.

During the World War II, Eleanor Stevenson and her husband, William Edwards Stevenson, organized and administered American Red Cross operations in Great Britain, North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. Both she and her husband were awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement in support of military operations.

Eleanor Stevenson was the author of I Knew Your Soldier in 1946. She was active in the civil rights movement and the first person to give a nationally broadcast speech on behalf of Planned Parenthood.

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