Partner Vida Dutton Scudder, buried together

Queer Places:
Wellesley College, 106 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02481, Stati Uniti
45 Leighton Rd, Wellesley, MA 02482, USA
Philbrook Farm Inn, 881 North Rd, Shelburne, NH 03581
Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St, Newton Centre, MA 02459, Stati Uniti

Image result for Florence Converse'''Florence Converse'''[1] (April 30, 1871 – February 13, 1967) was an American author.

Florence Converse was born in New Orleans in 1871.

She graduated from Wellesley College in 1893 and was a member of the editorial staff of ''The Churchman'' from 1900 to 1908, when she joined the staff of the ''Atlantic Monthly''.

She was in a lesbian relationship with Vida Dutton Scudder and they are buried alongside each other at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Massachusetts.[2]


  1. ^ Florence Converse, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  2. ^ Lillian Faderman, ''Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America'', Penguin Books Ltd, 1991, pages 23-24. ISBN|0-231-07488-3