Katzenbach Residence Hall


173 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8557

Katzenbach Hall was erected in 1963. It was named for Marie Hilson Katzenbach. She was born Dec.8, 1882, at Trenton, N.J.; died Feb. 4, 1970; wife of Edward L. Katzenbach, former Attorney-General of New Jersey; Hon. Litt.D. ( Rutgers University, 1948); appointed to State Board of Education, 1921; Vice-Pres., Board of Education,1951-56; became Pres. of the Board in 1956; appointed to the Board of New Jersey School for the Deaf, 1923; member of the Board of New Jersey Children''s Home, 1940; Delegate to the New Jersey State Constitutional Convention, 1947; Pres., Family Service Association, 1954; President of the Board of Managers of the Union Industrial Home Association of Trenton; chosen Women of the Year by the Trenton Friendship Council of Women's Clubs, 1956; received the annual award for Distinguished Service to Education from the New Jersey Education Association, 1956; Trustee, Rutgers University, 1932-70. Source: Catalogue of Buildings and Place Names at Rutgers

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