Thursday, 1 November 2018

685) Elise Furer Musser

Elise Musser (née Furer, 1877-1967). Swiss-born American politician.
She represented the United States at an international peace conference in Buenos Aires (1936) and the International Conference of American States in Lima (1938). She was a state senator, Salt Lake County recorder, a trustee of Utah State Agricultural College (now University), and a leader of Utah war relief efforts for Europe during World War II. Mrs. Musser was also a member of the Utah Unemployment Commission during the depression of the 1930s, a Democratic National Committeewoman, and a crusader for child welfare.

- "Soft-spoken, red-haired, and determined..."…

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