Clara Elizabeth Goodale, class of 1939

Clara Elizabeth Goodale graduated from Pembroke College in 1939 with an A.B. in European History. She then attended a secretarial school in Worcester, Massachusetts, to learn typing and shorthand. She worked as Secretary to President Wriston for 7 years before marrying her husband – a Brown graduate. Coming from a family of several Pembrokers, Goodale was active as an alumna and was elected President of the Alumnae Association. She later became the first female alumna trustee of Brown’s Corporation in 1965. She passed away on December 10, 2010.

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