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Woman of the Century/Martha Moulton W. Keezer

KEEZER, Mrs. Martha Moulton Whittemore, author, born in West Roxbury, Mass., 26th April, 1870. Her maiden name was Whittemore. She was the second daughter in a family of eight children. Her youth was spent on a country estate. She passed through the grammar and high schools rapidly, and at the age of sixteen years entered Cornell University, although her age was less by a year than the regulations in that institution provide for. She studied there two years, when she left school to begin a career in journalism. Her first contributions were published in the "Woman's Journal " Her work soon extended to daily papers and to a number of periodicals, including "Youth's Companion," the "Household," the "Home Magazine" and the " Woman's Illustrated World." Her articles were mainly in the educational line, but she also wrote juvenile articles for the "Young Idea" and other journals. She is now planning wider work. Her home since her marriage has been in Dorchester, Mass.