Butterworth in 1971
Miriam Ford Brooks
April 14, 1918
|Died||July 9, 2019 (aged 101)|
|Other names||Mims Butterworth, Miriam B. Butterworth, Miriam Brooks Butterworth|
|Occupation||educator, politician, historian, activist|
Miriam Butterworth (April 14, 1918 – July 9, 2019) was an American educator, activist, and politician. She was a Democrat. In the 1940s, she supported equalize representation in the Connecticut General Assembly.
She was involved in the international peace movement and worked for peace to end the Vietnam War and later as a monitor for voting in Nicaragua. After teaching at independent schools, Butterworth was chair of the Public Utilities Control Authority. She was president of Hartford College for Women and was on the Town Council of West Hartford.