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date: 02 July 2020

Norsworthy, Naomilocked

(29 September 1877–25 December 1916)
  • Deborah Johnson

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Norsworthy, Naomi (29 September 1877–25 December 1916), psychologist and educator, was born in New York City, the daughter of Samuel B. Norsworthy, a mechanical engineer, and Eve Ann Modridge. Norsworthy’s parents had emigrated from England a few years before her birth. Her mother was a member of the Plymouth Brethren and instilled the values of simplicity, organization, discipline, and service in her children. Norsworthy, who never married, maintained a close relationship with her mother throughout her life....

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