Julia Lathrop Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Julia Lathrop (Julia Clifford Lathrop)

Last Updated: 28 Jun, 2023 | Views: 183

Age: 73

Profession: Social Worker

Famous For: Director of the U.S. Children's Bureau (1912))

Julia Lathrop Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
29 Jun, 1858 (73 Years 09 Months 17 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Birth District

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Died on
15 Apr, 1932

Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Julia Lathrop Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 

Julia Clifford Lathrop was an American social reformer in the area of education, social policy, and children's welfare. Lathrop fought for the rights of the mentally ill, immigration, women's equality, social change, and child welfare. She collaborated closely with Jane Adams and Ellen Gates Star for more than 20 years at Chicago's Hull House. Lathrop also played a crucial role in developing the juvenile justice system.

Julia Lathrop Career:

•    In 1890: Lathrop joined Starr and Addams at Hull House.
•    In 1893: Lathrop became the first woman to be named to the Illinois State Board of Charities
•    By 1904: Julia Lathrop became the president of the Juvenile Psychopathic Institute.
•    In 1912: President William H. Taft appointed Julia as the head of the Children's Bureau in 1912. This group worked to make sure children was not made to work too much, and to make laws to protect children.
•    From 1912 through 1921: Julia served as the first director of the U.S. Children's Bureau. Julia also helped start programs to help keep mothers and children healthy.
•    In 1918, Lathrop and Grace Abbott were appointed by President Woodrow Wilson to represent the United States at an international conference on child care. 
•    In 1922: Lathrop became president of the Illinois League of Women Voters after leaving the Children's Bureau.

Julia Lathrop Personal Life:
Born in Rockford, Illinois, Julia was the daughter of William Lathrop, a lawyer and close associate of Abraham Lincoln. Her mother was a Rockford suffragist who participated in women's rights campaigns.

Julia Lathrop Unknown Facts:  

Julia never got married and spent her life helping others.
She underwent a goitre procedure before passing away in 1932 at the age of 73.

Julia Lathrop Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 152 cm
In Meters 1.52 m
In feet & Inches 5'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 Kg
In Pounds 121 lbs

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Julia Lathrop Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
William Lathrop

Mother's Name
Sarah Adeline

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