Ruth DeYoung Kohler | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society


Ruth DeYoung Kohler

Ruth DeYoung Kohler | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
Image ID:2746
Creation Date: 1960
Creator Name:Bensing, Frank C.
Collection Name:WHS Museum Collection
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:Museum 1963.20
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
Ruth Kohler directed her energies to cultural and social-welfare activities in Wisconsin. She was a founder and chairman of the Women's Auxiliary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, a trustee of Lawrence College and the Layton Art School, director general of the Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs, and a director of Kohler Foundation, Inc. She helped direct the restoration of Old Wade House near Sheboygan, served on the governor's commission on human rights, and was active in Republican party organizations.

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