An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Emery, Margaret Theresa

(Aug. 3, 1849-July 20, 1925). She worked in the national office of the Woman's Auxiliary of the Episcopal Church from 1876 until 1919. She edited The Young Christian Soldier and directed the Auxiliary's program to provide supplies for foreign and domestic missionaries in “mission boxes” provided by local chapters. Julia Chester Emery, Mary Abbot Emery, and Susan Lavinia Emery were her sisters.

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