Ethel Mary Humphrey, class of 1929

Ethel Mary Humphrey was born in Providence, RI on November 25, 1907 to John and Isabelle (Donahue) Humphrey. She attended Classical High School and Pembroke College, graduating in 1929, Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude. She later received an A.M. in English from Brown University. In 1933, she married George K. Anderson, a professor of English at Brown, and was president of the Ladies of the Faculty. She was also active in the First Unitarian Church of Providence, the League of Women Voters, Children’s Friend, and several other organizations. Following her husband’s death in 1980, Humphrey moved to Concord, MA, where she resided until 2004. She died on April 26, 2004 at age 96.



  • Ethel Mary Humphrey, Brun Mael, 1929
  • Press Club, Brun Mael, 1929
  • Question Club, Brun Mael, 1929