Elizabeth Lee Young, class of 1924

Elizabeth “Betty” Lee Young was born on November 1, 1902 to Herrick Young, Brown University class of 1887, and Suzy Howell. After attending Classical High School in Providence, Young went on to Pembroke College at Brown University, from which she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1924 with a major in English and a minor in Biology. She was class President her senior year and later became active in the Alumnae Association, helping to establish the Alumnae Fund. Young was also the mother of two Brown alumni, Betsy Jeffers ’54 and John Jeffers ’56. 



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