Miriam Butterworth

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Miriam Butterworth
Miriam Butterworth, 1971.jpg
Butterworth in 1971
Miriam Ford Brooks

(1918-04-14)April 14, 1918
DiedJuly 9, 2019(2019-07-09) (aged 101)
Bloomfield, Connecticut
Other namesMims Butterworth, Miriam B. Butterworth, Miriam Brooks Butterworth
Occupationeducator, politician, historian, activist
Years active1940–2018

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.

Butterworth died from heart disease on July 9, 2019 in Bloomfield, Connecticut, aged 101.[1]

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  1. Hamilton 2019.