About Agnes Lee Hadley
Agnes Lee was born in Kansas City, Missouri on 27 March 1876. She attended Vassar and worked as a reporter on the Lawrence, Kansas, Journal before graduating from the University of Kansas in 1899. In 1901 she married Herbert S. Hadley, who served as governor of Missouri from 1909 to 1913, and as chancellor of Washington University, St. Louis, from 1923 until his death in 1927. In 1931 she married Henry J. Haskell. She was involved in local and European interests, making repeated trips to Europe in the 1920s and 1930s; musical and educational organizations; and women's issues. She was a member of the board of curators of the University of Missouri and of the International Federation of University Women. Agnes Lee Hadley Haskell died in Kansas City, Missouri, on 4 February 1946.