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Marian Dudley Richards, Brookline High School Class of 1898
1879 - 1949; 1917: married, 1917, Bispham Homer Emerson; lived at 44 Linden St., later at 247 Fisher Ave.;

Graduated from the Tuckerman School on Beacon Hill. She became prominent in the Unitarian Universalist movement as a Sunday school teacher, superintendent, public speaker, and social worker. She was also active in support of peace movements and the welfare of Native Americans. She married fellow Unitarian activist B. Homer Emerson in in 1917 and continued to live in Brookline until her death.