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Lord, Mary Pillsbury, 1904-1978


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    • Lord, Mary Stinson Pillsbury, 1904-1978
    • Pillsbury, Mary Stinson, 1904-1978
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19041114
    • Death Date

        19780721
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Charity Organization Society of the City of New York
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1936
        • Affiliation End: 1938
        • Organization: (naf) Junior League of the City of New York
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Office of Civilian Defense
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1948
        • Affiliation End: 1952
        • Organization: (naf) U.S. Committee for UNICEF
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United Nations. Commission on Human Rights
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United Nations. General Assembly
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) International Rescue Committee
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Atlantic Institute
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Minneapolis (Minn.)
    • Gender

        female
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  • Sources

    • found: Mary Pillsbury Lord papers, Eisenhower Library, 1941-1972:(b. 1904; U.S. rep., U.N. Human Rights Comm., 1953-1961)
    • found: Marquis Who's Who database, Sept. 23, 2003:(Mary Stinson Pillsbury Lord; b. 1904; d. 1978; Eisenhower appointee to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights)
    • found: OCLC, March 23, 2004:(hdg.: Lord, Mary Pillsbury, 1904-; hdg.: Lord, Mary (Pillsbury), 1904- joint author; usage: Mary Lord; usage: Mary Pillsbury Lord)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 2, 2013(Mary Pillsbury Lord; a civic worker and officer in several charitable organizations; served as a U.S. delegate to the United Nations General Assembly; born Mary Stinson Pillsbury in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 14, 1904, the daughter of Charles Stinson Pillsbury and Helen Pendleton Winston; she was a granddaughter of the founder of the Pillsbury Company; she married Oswald Bates Lord on December 7, 1929; Lord began her career with family welfare work in Minneapolis from 1927-1929, and then became a volunteer case work for the Charity Organization Society in New York City; she was also the president of the Junior League of the City of New York from 1936 to 1938; during World War II she served as Assistant Regional Director of the Office of Civilian Defense and in 1944 was appointed chairman of the National Civilian Advisory Committee of the Women's Army Corps WAC; from 1948-1952 she chaired and organized the U.S. Committee of UNICEF and in 1952 was co-chairman of the Citizens for Eisenhower organization; in 1953 President Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed Lord to succeed Eleanor Roosevelt as the U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission; she was also a U.S. alternate representative and U.S. delegate to the United Nations General Assembly; after resigning from the United Nations in 1961 she chaired the New York Governor's Committee on the Education and Employment of Women, worked with the Citizens for Peace with Freedom in Vietnam Committee, was president of the International Rescue Committee, and was a governor of the Atlantic Institute; she died July 21, 1978)
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    • 2004-03-23: new
    • 2013-10-04: revised
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