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Ethel Ward Towle, Brookline High School Class of 1898
1880 - 1949; married George Haslet; born in Stafford Springs, CT; Father: Edward David Towle; lived at 31 Kent Sq.;

Her father was pastor of Brookline’s Second Unitarian Church, which was formed in 1896 and moved into its new building (now Temple Sinai) on Sewall Avenue in 1901. He was later pastor in Hillsborough, NH where, in 1921, he presided at Ethel’s marriage to widower George Haslet, president of the Hillsborough Woolen Mills. George died in 1928. Ethel moved to Boston where she died 21 years later.