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Mrs. Merriweather Post

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Post, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 33° 11' 29.09841", -101° 22' 52.6281999996"
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    Daughter of C. W. Post. Lived in Texas 1888-1891. Had part with father in locating colony here 1906; rescued local economy by aid after 1917 drought. Co-donor, site for Post Recreation Center. Donor, South Plains Council Boy Scouts Camp; books and paintings to South Plains College. A leading philanthropist in arts and humanities. Benefactress, C. W. Post College, Long Island University; founder Music for Young America. Recipient of 30 citations for service, 3 honorary degrees, 6 foreign decorations. A woman endowed with true virtues of generosity and compassion. 1968

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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