Janet Huntington Brewster
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Janet Huntington Brewster

Philanthropist + Writer + Radio Broadcaster + Relief Worker
Female
Born Sep 18, 1910
Died Dec 18, 1998

Janet Huntington Brewster was an American philanthropist, writer, radio broadcaster and relief worker during World War II in London. She was the wife of broadcaster Edward R. Murrow.

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  • Bra Vo Support For Undies Charity Epworth Bells
    Google News - Jul 10, 2011
  • Janet Brewster Murrow, 88, Radio Broadcaster
    NYTimes - Dec 22, 1998
  • House Proud;Home Fires Burn At Sausage Plant
    NYTimes - May 09, 1996
  • Weddings; Louise Whitton, Clifton G. York
    NYTimes - Jun 06, 1993

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1910 Birth Born in 1910.

TEENAGE

1929 19 Years Old She graduated from Middletown High School in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1929. … Read More

TWENTIES

1933 23 Years Old She received her B.A. in economics and sociology in 1933 from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. … Read More
1935 25 Years Old She married Ed Murrow on March 12, 1935, at her parents’ home in Middletown, Connecticut. … Read More

THIRTIES

1946 36 Years Old …  In 1946, she was awarded the King's Medal for Freedom in recognition of her services to international understanding.
1949 39 Years Old She was noted for her work in several organizations, including serving as a trustee of Mount Holyoke from 1949 to 1959. … Read More

FORTIES

1953 43 Years Old In 1953, Janet and Ed reported together on the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and on June 21, 1957, she substituted for her husband, who was in Burma, on Person to Person. … Read More

FIFTIES

1968 58 Years Old He married Liza Ketchum in 1968 and they are the parents of two sons.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1998 88 Years Old She died on December 18, 1998, in Needham, Massachusetts. … Read More
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