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Charlotte Anna Chambers Prentice ’39

Charlotte Anna Chambers Prentice ’39, February 18, 2006, in Washington, D.C. Charlotte earned a BA from Reed in history. She married Edward S. Prentice ’40 in the Eliot Hall chapel in 1941. After graduating from Reed, she taught in Eastern Oregon, and following her marriage, she traveled with her husband to Boston for his PhD program at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts and Harvard. He entered the Army Air Corps, and she worked in the planning department of the U.S. State Department. The couple lived throughout the world and in numerous places in the U.S., following the path of Edward's diplomatic career. Charlotte was a gracious and loving individual, who enjoyed international relations, world politics, and the adventure of travel. Survivors include Edward, two daughters and two sons, 18 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a sister and brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2006

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