Edith Claire Bryce

American pacifist

Edith Claire Bryce (May 6, 1880 – February 28, 1960) was an American peace activist. She founded the Peace House.

BiographyEdit

Bryce was born on May 6, 1880. Her father was General Lloyd Stephens Bryce, the United States Ambassador to the Netherlands. Her mother was Edith Cooper Bryce, a Millionairess who died in 1916 leaving $ 3,000,000 to her family in her will.[1][2] She married John Sergeant Cram. She founded Peace House, dedicated to the advancement of peace.[3] She died on February 28, 1960.[4] She was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Mrs. Bryce's Estate Left to Family". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 7 June 1916. Retrieved 18 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link), page 8
  2. "Mrs. Bryce Left $3,000,000. Husband and Son Principal Beneficiaries Under Will". The New York Times. 7 June 1916. Retrieved 18 October 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Life and Labor Bulletin, Vol 5, No. 6, Serial no. 52 (May 1927), p. front
  4. "Mrs. J.S. Cram of Peace House Founder of Pacifist Group Dies". New York Times. February 29, 1960. Retrieved 2015-10-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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