Emily Bissell Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Emily Bissell (Emily Perkins Bissell, Priscilla Leonard)

Last Updated: 23 May, 2023 | Views: 242

Age: 86

Profession: Social Worker

Other Profession(s): Writer, Activist

Famous For: Christmas Seals to the United States

Emily Bissell Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
31 May, 1861 (86 Years 09 Months 6 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Delaware
Birth District
Wilmington
Birth Sign
Gemini
Nationalities
American
Died on
08 Mar, 1948
Cause of Death
Tuberculosis

Emily Bissell Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Emily Bissell was an American philanthropist and social worker known for her role in founding the Red Cross Christmas Seal campaign in 1907. She worked tirelessly to raise funds to combat tuberculosis and was passionate about improving the lives of those in need. Bissell's efforts had a significant impact on the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis and established the tradition of holiday seals and stamps as a means of fundraising. She remains an inspiration for her humanitarianism and dedication to social causes.

Emily Bissell Career: 
Red Cross Christmas Seal campaign: In 1907, founded the Red Cross Christmas Seal campaign to raise funds for the fight against tuberculosis.

1908: Bissell published an article in "Ladies' Home Journal" about her efforts to fight tuberculosis and the role of the Red Cross Christmas Seal campaign in this effort.

1911: Bissell was appointed as a delegate to the International Congress on Tuberculosis, where she shared her experiences and insights with other experts in the field.

1912: Bissell helped establish the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis.

1920s: Bissell continued to be a prominent advocate for tuberculosis treatment and prevention, speaking at events and rallies across the country.

Emily Bissell Death:
Emily Bissell passed away in 1948. The exact cause and circumstances of her death are not widely known.  She passed leaving behind a legacy of tireless work to improve the lives of those in need and a powerful example of the impact one person can have on the world.

Emily Bissell Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 160 cm
In Meters 1.60 m
In feet Inches 5'3"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 52 Kg
In Pounds 114 lbs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black
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