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date: 20 September 2020

Whitehouse, Vira Boarmanlocked

(16 Sept. 1875–11 Apr. 1957)
  • Susan Goodier

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Whitehouse, Vira Boarman (16 Sept. 1875–11 Apr. 1957), suffragist and diplomat, was born Vira Terrell Boarman to Cordelia Terrell and John Robert Boarman, in Abingdon, Virginia. Her parents divorced when she was just a child and extended family in New Orleans helped her mother raise her and her older sister. She attended H. Sophie Newcomb School for Women in ...

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