Helen M. French

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Helen M. French
5th President of
Mount Holyoke College (Principal)
In office
Preceded bySophia D. Stoddard
Succeeded byJulia E. Ward
Personal details
Alma materMount Holyoke College (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary)

Helen M. French (1832–1909) was an American educator who served as the fifth president (referred to at that time as "principal"[1]) of Mount Holyoke College (then Mount Holyoke Female Seminary) from 1867-1872. She graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1857 and taught there for ten years before becoming principal.[2]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-08-24. Retrieved 2007-07-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Helen Maria French 1857". www.mtholyoke.edu. Retrieved 2018-03-14.

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