Ethel M. Green
Obituary for Ethel M. Green - (1887-1960)
Ethel M. Green, Mt. V. Business Woman, is Dead
Death Occurs After Long Illness, Funeral Arrangements Incomplete
Ethel M. Green, a prominent businesswoman and one of Mt. Vernon's
best known citizens, died at Good Samaritan Hospital at 9:00 o'clock this
morning after a long illness.
Mrs. Green, who resided at 310 north 16th street, was executive
secretary of the Mt. Vernon Loan and Building Association for 29 years.
She began a long and successful career in business in 1921 when
she was appointed assistant secretary to the Association. Her father, the late
Morris Emmerson, was executive secretary. Upon his retirement in 1938 she was
named executive secretary and held that position until her retirement in June 1957
of failing health. Mrs. Green was one of the founders and the first president of
the Mt. Vernon Business and Professional Women's Club.
She was born in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of the late Morris and
Ida (Harris) Emmerson.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian church.
Survivors include one son, Morris Lee Green of Canoga Park, Ca.;
one brother Navy Commander George H. Emmerson, retired of Washington, D.C., a
grandson, Morris Lee Green, Jr., and a granddaughter, Barbara, both of Canoga
Her parents, a brother, Ray, and a sister, Anna, preceded her in
Funeral arrangements were incomplete, pending arrival of her son
from California. The body was taken to the Pulley Funeral Home.
Mt Vernon Register News
Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms