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Juliet Bernstein, 103

Chatham, MA

“I remember accompanying my mother in a horse-drawn carriage to the polls “

 

  • Born July 1913 in Ferndale, NY

  • Encouraged by her mother, earned bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College

  • Taught home economics in New York public schools

  • Lifelong peace activist who for years coordinated Cape Cod chapter of Fellowship of Reconciliation, an international peace and justice group

  • Served as president of local League of Women Voters chapter

  • Inveterate follower of the news and writer of letters to the editor

  • Awarded Boston Post Cane (pictured) in February 2016 as Chatham’s oldest resident

“I remember accompanying my mother in a horse-drawn carriage to the polls in the first election when women, at long last, had the right to vote. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to vote for Hillary Clinton and determined to see her inauguration!”