Helena Veronica O'Brien '15

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Helena Veronica O'Brien '15

Subject

Secretarial student Helena Veronica O’Brien came to Simmons from Framingham, Massachusetts, where she had played on her high school’s championship basketball team. At Simmons, O’Brien was Vice-President of the campus Suffrage Club during her senior year. She was also involved in Choir and Glee Club, served as Business Manager of the Microcosm, and played on the basketball and track teams.

After she graduated in 1915, O’Brien went on to study at Boston University, earning a law degree in 1924. She practiced law in Boston until the 1960s, and often returned to Simmons to teach classes in commercial and business law. She remained active in Simmons alumnae activities, serving as President of the Alumnae Association from 1941 to 1944 and speaking at a meeting of the North Shore Simmons Club in 1951. O’Brien died in 1964.

Creator

Simmons University Archives

Date

1915

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Citation

Simmons University Archives, “Helena Veronica O'Brien '15,” Suffrage at Simmons, accessed May 21, 2022, https://beatleyweb.simmons.edu/suffrage/items/show/17.

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