Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Alice D. Chaplin, 73; Teacher, Active as Peace Advocate Here

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Alice D. Chaplin, 73; Teacher, Active as Peace Advocate Here

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Alice D. Chaplin, a former teacher and advocate for peace with various groups in St. Louis, died Tuesday (June 11, 1996) of cancer at her home in Clayton. She was 73.

Mrs. Chaplin was born and raised in New York. She graduated from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

She taught French at a private high school in Bethesda, Md., before moving to St. Louis in 1955 with her husband, Dr. Hugh Chaplin Jr., a retired internist and professor emeritus at Washington University School of Medicine.

After teaching French for several years in St. Louis public schools, she volunteered for many groups, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Institute for Peace and Justice and the International Justice and Peace Committee of the St. Louis Archdiocese. She served for many years on the boards of the World Federalists of Greater St. Louis and of the United Nations Association of St. Louis, including eight years as its legislative chair.

She was an accomplished pianist and active for many years in the St. …

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