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date: 19 April 2021

Lenroot, Katharine Fredricalocked

(1891–1982)
  • Maryann SyersMaryann SyersAugsburg College, Emerita

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Katharine Fredrica Lenroot (1891–1982), praised for her contributions to child welfare, juvenile delinquency, and child labor laws, worked at the U.S. Children's Bureau for 37 years. She became its chief in 1934 and represented the United States at UNICEF.

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