Elizabeth Susan Weatherhead, class of 1942

Elizabeth Susan Weatherhead grew up in Barrington, Rhode Island, and had two brothers, two half-brothers, and a foster brother. At Pembroke College, she was involved with the Sock and Buskin theater club. After graduation, she worked in an office concerned with war work. Also in her career, Weatherhead was a member of John Chaffee’s staff when he was the governor of Rhode Island, and worked in the real estate business. In 1969, she came back to Brown to work in the library. At the time of her 1988 interview, Weatherhead was active in the alumnae community while working at the University library. She served as president of her alumnae class, and earned an Alumni Service Award from Brown for her selfless volunteer service.