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The Blue Book of Iowa Women A History of Contemporary Women

Compiled by Winona Evans Reeves, 1914.

  
 

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Mrs. W. H. Baily

Alice A. Crawford Bailey was born Feby. 16, 1854.  She is the daughter of John Barnes Crawford whose ancestors came from the north of Ireland in 1735 and whose grandfather was an officer in the War of the Revolution.  Her mother was Naomi Davis Wood, whose ancestors came to America with William Penn in 1682.  Mrs. Bailey was graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1875 with the degree B. S.  She was married Sep. 23, 1878, to William H. Baily of Spirit Lake, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, the class of 1873, Ph. B.  He was graduated from the Law Department of the University of Iowa in 1875.  Mr. Baily died May 10, 1910, after having served his home city, Des Moines, and the State with distinguished legal ability and devotion.  One son was born to them, Robert William Baily, who was graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1907, in the Mechanical Engineering Department.  Mrs. Baily is a member of the Central Presbyterian church and probably the only woman in the state who on the Board of Trustees in a Presbyterian church.  She has served as president of the I. F. W. C.  Has served as regent of Abigail Adams Chapter D. A. R.  By appointment of Gov. Cummins she served as chairman of the Woman's Auxiliary Committee of the Iowa Board of Managers for the St. Louis Exposition and in that capacity presided at the many functions held in the Iowa State Building.  She is a woman of poise and executive ability of a high order, coupled with a gracious charming personality.

 

 

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