Eleanor Bumstead Stevenson

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Eleanor Stevenson (Bumstead)

Also Known As: "Bumpie"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry A. Bumstead and Luetta Bumstead
Wife of William Edwards Stevenson
Mother of Helen Day Stevenson Meyner

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About Eleanor Bumstead Stevenson

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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