The College was saddened to learn of the passing of Anna Burr ’20 this past July. At the time of her death, Ms. Burr was 107 years old and believed to be the oldest living alumna of TCNJ.
Ms. Burr, who had been residing in Medford Lakes, NJ, graduated from the New Jersey State Normal School at Trenton. She taught in Bordentown schools for 10 years, then served as an administrator for another 24 years.
The 1920 Seal yearbook (from which the photo on the left was taken) indicates that Ms. Burr was a member of the Philomathean Society, the Athletic Association, and the Camera Club. It also includes the following entry about her: “Interested in athletics? Oh, to be sure; But interested in Oratory, very much more.