Ernest W. Riggs

First Name Ernest W.

Last Name Riggs

Location Born Brookline, MA

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  • Team Work Volume III no. 6 - Smith - June 1924
  • The Story of Near East Relief - Barton - 1930

(Rev.), of Brookline, Mass., went across on September 9, 1920, as Child Welfare Director for all the Near East Relief Areas. Owing to disturbances in the Caucasus and Anatolia his work was confined to Syria and Constantinople. In those areas he worked out educational plans, prepared textbooks, established a summer school for orphanage teachers, planned a balanced diet for the children and made various valuable recommendations for further training. He returned to America September, 1921. He may be addressed care the American Board of Foreign Missions, 14 Beacon Street, Boston Mass.