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Lillian M. N. Stevens, September 17, 1908.

Lillian M. N. Stevens (1844-1914) was an American temperance worker, born at Dover, Maine She was educated at Foxcroft Academy and taught school for a time.[1], She was married to Michael Stevens of Portland, Maine, in 1867. In 1874 she assisted in founding the Maine Woman's Christian Temperance Union, of which she was treasurer in 1874-77 and thenceforth president until her death. She was vice president of the National W.C.T.U. in 1894-98, and after the death of Miss Frances Willard in the latter year was president until her own death. Mrs. Stevens was a lady manager of the Chicago Exposition in 1892-93, and served as Maine representative on the National Conference of Charities and Correction for many years. In 1911 she received the honorary degree of A.M. from Bates College.


  1. ^ Westbrook College Alumni Authors: Lillian M. N. Ames Stevens, University of New England, Maine. Accessed December 8, 2007. "Lillian Marion Norton Ames Stevens (1844-1914), temperance reformer, was born at Dover, Maine, where her father was a teacher. After attending the local Foxcroft Academy and Westbrook Seminary near Portland, she taught school for several years."


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