Julia Clifford Lathrop

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Julia Clifford Lathrop

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rockford, Winnebago, IL
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Greenwood Cemetery Rockford Winnebago County Illinois
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Lathrop and Sarah Adeline Potter
Sister of Anna Hubbell Lathrop; Edward Potter Lathrop; Robert Lathrop; Ruth Madge Lathrop and William Taggart Lathrop, Jr

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About Julia Clifford Lathrop

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Social Reformer. A college friend of Hull House founder Jane Addams, she worked for Addams as a county visitor and later served as a member of the Illinois State Board of Charities. In 1901 she resigned from the board in 1901 in protest against a political opponent, but was later reappointed by another governor. In 1912 she was appointed by President William Howard Taft to head the Children's Bureau, a part of the Department of Labor, where she served as chief until 1921. She was also outspoken on the issues of aid for mothers and birth registration.

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Julia Clifford Lathrop's Timeline

1858
June 29, 1858
Rockford, Winnebago, IL
1932
1932
Age 73
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Greenwood Cemetery Rockford Winnebago County Illinois