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Landes, Bertha Ethel Knightlocked

(19 October 1868–29 November 1943)
  • Doris H. Pieroth


Landes, Bertha Ethel Knight (19 October 1868–29 November 1943), reformer and mayor, was born in Ware, Massachusetts, the daughter of Charles Sanford Knight, a painter and Union army veteran, and Cordelia Cutter. Her father moved the family to Worcester and entered the real estate business in 1873. While a student at Indiana University, Bertha Knight lived for a time with her sister Jessie and brother-in-law ...

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