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Catherine T. Hammet

~ Inducted 1996

 

Hammett, Catherine Tilley

Ms. Hammett of Newport was an internationally recognized Girl Scout Official who continued to serve as a volunteer even after retirement. She was the first young woman in Newport to become a Girl Scout in 1917, then joined the Rhode Island staff as a field captain and served on the national staff from 1936 to 1967. Specializing in outdoor activities, over a career spanning 79 years, she served in the United States, Latin America, and Europe.


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