Ruth Cheney Streeter (1895-1990)
Collections/ University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Streeter lived most of her adult life in Morristown where she was
active in civic affairs. She was serving as the first woman president of the Morris County
Welfare Board when she was appointed director of the United States Marine Corps Women's
Reserve in 1943. In 1947, after returning to civilian life, she was a member of the New
Jersey Constitutional Convention.